Author Archives: Nick Stafford

Assessing the impact of SFTR

At TFE we’ve assessed the impact of SFTR on the Securities Lending and Repo life cycle, and of the 17 high level functional areas involved. We see 15 of these impacted by the regulatory requirements. With the upcoming requirements of Securities Lending Transaction Reporting is your business ready to cope? – Simon Davies

David Field features in Simcorp’s Webinar

Speaking on the state of Margin Requirements for Uncleared Derivatives in March 2017, David Field outlined the key challenges to the buy-side and firms who are impacted later by the IM requirement phase-in. Click here to view the webinar

Did Euronext overplay its hand?

Did Euronext overplay its hand? It seems that “intense” lobbying from Euronext, who would like to buy Italian exchange MTS as well as Clearnet from LSEG, persuaded Brussels to impose a last minute demand on LSEG to force it to sell MTS. LSEG rejected the demand, not least because the Italian regulator may not have […]

Mark Barnard joins The Field Effect

The Field Effect has appointed Mark Barnard as head of securities finance practice and subject matter expert. Mark brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in collateral management, securities finance, prime brokerage, regulation & liquidity management. With over 25 years’ senior experience most recently as MD at RBS heading Equity Finance, Liquidity Management & Derivatives, Mark […]

Brexit Blog: The future for CCPs & Clearing Members

With all political signals pointing towards an exit from the common market, including clear statements from Philip Hammond and Eurosceptic David Davis’ appointment to the fledgling ‘Brexit Ministry’ what could the implications be for CCPs and Clearing Members? Clearing members may be faced with additional capital requirements as they would now fall under the ‘third-country’ […]

Brexit Blogs: Introduction & Goodbye EEA?

Over the past couple of weeks The Field Effect has been analysing the potential impact of Brexit on the banking industry. The only certainty is uncertainty, which is limiting the ability of firms to effectively plan their reaction. It is, however, highly likely that for political reasons the United Kingdom will leave the European Economic […]

TFE Modus

Keep on the lookout for newly expanded web content over the coming weeks. We will be announcing the launch of TFE Modus very soon!  

OTC Clearing & Risk Management For The Buy-side Conference

Following our successful breakfast seminar on 7th April, David Field & Simon Davies will be speaking at The OTC Clearing & Risk Management For the Buy-side conference on Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th April. David will be chairing day 1 & Simon will be examining the impacts of margining on the buy-side during day 2. […]

Breakfast Briefing

The Inaugural TFE/OTC Margining Breakfast Briefing took place on 7th April at Canary Wharf. The event was hosted by Bill Hodgson & David Field who led sessions discussing the upcoming Bilateral Margin changes and also hosted a lively Q&A sessions with speakers from CloudMargin, TriOptima, Clearstream and NetOTC. The event proved hugely popular with high […]

TFE/OTCS Margining Breakfast Briefing – 7th April 2017

Preparing for September 2016 & March 2017 – REGISTER HERE The Field Effect and The OTC Space are pleased to partner on this event, in association with CloudMargin, TriOptima and Clearstream. This event will be free for guests to attend, located centrally in Canary Wharf and timed to ensure that guests can attend, have breakfast, and then […]