SFT-R compliance and operational readiness (Premium)

Green Business Strategy

The EU’s Securities Finance Transactions Regulation (EU Regulation 2015/2365, or SFT-R) is now officially “live”, as of January 12, 2016. We spoke with European market participants over the last couple of weeks to get an initial take on their readiness to comply with the new requirements.

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Betting on a trade repository in securities lending and repo

While nothing is certain in global financial regulations, the odds are getting better that European and US regulators will both ask the industry for a trade repository in securities lending. We suspect that this will not hamper business activities much if at all and will actually help in many ways.

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