Following on BlackRock’s April 2014 white paper on CCP default procedures, PIMCO has produced one of their own. We review what these firms are saying, how they differ, and assess how realistic some of their requirements and requests really are.
Finadium has released a new research report on the central collateral funding desk. This desk combines the operational functionalities of collateral management and a profit-oriented approach to acquiring and deploying collateral both internally and externally. While many financial services firms have consolidated some level of collateral operations and technology, this new approach looks to the pricing of collateral as a revenue opportunity.
We spotted this visual guide to the Supplementary Leverage Ratio (SLR) in the Harvard law School Forum. It was produced by the law firm Davis Polk and is great background for the topic, now so near and dear to the securities financing world.
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