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The Bank of England Money Market Code and Securities Finance

The Bank of England Money Market Code challenges firms to comply with industry best practices in securities finance.  Simon Davies of TFE notes – The Bank of England has published its register of firms that have adopted the UK Money Market Code – https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/markets/money-markets-committee-and-uk-money-markets-code/public-register The code sets out the standards and best practice expected from […]

What You Need to Know About SFTR

http://www.dtcc.com/dtcc-connection/articles/2018/august/29/what-you-need-to-know-about-sftr Sponsored by DTCC, this item shares more info on SFTR activities and background

How will Brexit impact the securities finance industry?

Simon Davies – The number of large European financial firms (Banks, Asset Managers, Insurance) with entities operating in the UK that will be impacted as the UK leaves the EU is greater than UK firms with European entities.  So, both UK and European firms should consider how their operating model will be impacted by the […]

Initial Margin – OTC derivatives and collateral management

Simon Davies – With the next phase of Initial Margin counterparts due to go live in September 2018, and two further phases in 2019 and 2020, there is expected to be an explosion in the number of firms processing and using collateral to meet OTC derivatives’ insatiable appetite. What lessons can the industry learn from […]

Addressing SFTR’s Industry impacts – a new white paper from TFE sponsored by DTCC

TFE has released our new white paper, sponsored by DTCC. In the paper we discuss the vital role of trade repositories for transaction reporting. SFTR has designated TRs as essential elements of compliance by acting on behalf of firms to consume, validate, normalise and store the vast amounts of transaction data involved. Firms will face a choice […]

ISLA Lisbon 19th June 2018

The Field Effect is proud to be sponsoring the 27th Annual Securities Finance and Collateral Management Conference this week. TFE will be present to share in-depth insight and analysis on a range of timely topics. Make sure you come and say hello to hear more about some of the following: Collateral pool transaction Collateral treasury […]

Opportunities for standardisation in Securities Finance post SFTR

Opportunities for standardisation in Securities Finance post SFTR A Common Domain Model (CDM) for the Securities Finance Industry has the potential to provide an effective foundation to help resolve a range of challenges across the sector. These challenges are a result of the way the business has evolved since the 1990s and a consequence of […]

The Field Effect will be at ISLA 2018 in Lisbon

Venha e diga olá The Field Effect is very pleased to be sponsoring this years ISLA conference in Lisbon 19-21st June.  We look forward to seeing you there. If you’d like to discuss changes to your securities lending business, from trading to collateral management and operations, along with SFTR implementation, please reach out to us. […]

Brexit operating model and roadmap design

It is obvious that firms need a footprint within EU27 to continue servicing European clients, even though the full implications for the loss of financial services passporting are not yet clear.  Headlines have flown past us like straws in the wind: “Thompson Reuters moves FX derivatives to Dublin…”; “Goldman trebles Swedish office…”; “Citigroup boosts operations […]

Delta Capita and The Field Effect announce strategic alliance

London, 13 March 2018 – Delta Capita, the international business & technology consulting and managed services firm, has announced a strategic alliance with The Field Effect, a London-based consultancy specialising in securities financing, clearing and collateral management. The alliance will deliver a strong combined capability in prime brokerage, securities finance and collateral management designed to […]