Revisiting asset protection

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The question of asset protection has moved up the list of regulators’ concerns over the past few years. Beyond the issue of balance sheet exposures, they have become increasingly concerned about the protection afforded to asset ownership in the event of an intermediary default along the transaction chain.   The custody chain, for example, involves […]

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This week in Post-Trade – 26th August 2016

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The news we’re reading this week includes – T2S about to see migration ‘big bang’ – 23rd August, Global Custodian   According to State Street managing director, Swen Werner, the true impact of T2S will only be felt once the next wave of migration is complete. Wave three of the project, which will see Euroclear […]

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This week in Post-Trade – 5th August 2016

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The news we’re reading this week includes – FinTech advisory panel in Singapore to explore blockchain – 2nd August, The Trade   A FinTech panel to advise on disruptive technologies that can improve the financial services industry has been established by The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The first meeting was held by the newly […]

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This week in Post-Trade – 29th July 2016

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The news we’re reading this week includes –   Post-crisis clearing rules block derivative users from market – 25th July, Financial Times   In an article by Joe Rennison, it is reported that thousands of European financial institutions are at risk of being blocked from using derivatives. The problem comes as some institutions struggle to […]

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Collateral mobilization – The way to collateral fluidity

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The ability to optimize collateral is expected to become more important in the coming years. Companies will need additional collateral to meet higher initial margin requirements. To address these challenges, ISSA has published its second Report on Collateral Management focusing on one particular aspect – collateral mobility. The report is designed to provide neutral information […]

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