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Backing Data-Driven Decisions: Securities Finance Times

Backing Data-Driven Decisions: Securities Finance Times Issue 302 May 10, 2022 In a recent interview with Securities Finance Times, EquiLend’s Global Head of Products, Paul Lynch, and Head of Data & Analytics, Nancy Allen, discussed the creation of EquiLend’s Data & Analytics division. Read for more details on the division and the suite of services

Quarterly Lookback

EquiLend Securities Finance Q1 Market Lookback

EquiLend Trading saw a record-breaking quarter in relation to both volumes and notional traded across the platform, representing significant growth year over year. @Mike Norwood, EquiLend’s Global Trading Product Owner, reflects on the trends seen in the market since the start of the year and EquiLend’s continued growth and increasing volumes across our trading platform.


CSDR Client Concerns: Part 3

The European Settlement Regime has brought unexpected challenges for market participants in securities finance. In part 3 of our #CSDR concerns series, we explore the CSDR impact on collateral and the staggering impact on returns within the securities lending trade lifecycle.


CSDR Client Concerns: Part 2

In part 2 of our CSDR concerns series, we’re focused on the impact of the regulation on Standard Settlement Instructions and repository and how Settlement Monitor has saved thousands of pounds in CSDR fines for clients.


CSDR Client Concerns: Part 1

EquiLend surveyed our community of clients to better understand their concerns for the Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR). In part one of our 5-part series, we’ll focus on the importance of pre-matching and the impact on returns introduced by CSDR.

CSDR Insight Content

CSDR: Solutions in Technology

CSDR is finally scheduled for implementation in February 2022, yet despite the delays, the requirement to prepare effectively for CSDR is no less for the uncertainty surrounding it.


Securities Finance: The Future

On June 4, 2020, we curated a live-streamed panel of global industry experts representing ICMA, ISLA, RMA and CASLA as they debated the impactful, sudden change that swept across securities finance with COVID-19 and how the industry will navigate the new environment in the future.
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