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Securities Lending

  • December

    News in brief 19 December 2006

  • ALD goes live 19 December 2006

  • People in brief 19 December 2006

  • Beware the SEC 19 December 2006

  • Coming shortly: T2S targeting you 19 December 2006

    The benefits that settlement harmonisation will give to the European securities financing industry are clear. But how harmonisation should be organised and who should provide it are not. Marek Sanders looks at the Eurosystem's proposal for its own single settlement platform: Target2-Securities.

  • In the post 19 December 2006

  • A fresh perspective 19 December 2006

  • How lending queues work 19 December 2006

    Every lender has a slightly different approach to queuing, and has incentives to put some funds above others. The industry needs greater transparency driven by the inquiries of beneficial owners, says Maria McGrady.

  • Legal brief 19 December 2006

    Regulatory changes to the rescue?

  • Tax corner 19 December 2006

    Do you really own your income?

  • Building a brand 19 December 2006

    Gene Picone is one of the most recognisable faces in the industry. He speaks to Craig MacDonald about jumping to a third-party lender and his affection for building and creating something new.

  • Building on success 19 December 2006

    The conference season is over – three conferences in three months, and isf was there to check them out. Here is a round-up of the Clearstream, RMA and IMN European Beneficial Owners conference events – three out of the five biggest securities finance conferences of the period.

  • Can you see clearly now? 19 December 2006

    MiFID is scheduled to come into force on 1 November 2007. Yet given its scope and impact, and scepticism in many quarters about how much benefit will in fact result from the sizable implementation and ongoing compliance costs, it remains a contentious initiative. Paul Allen reports.

  • Cutting out the middle man 19 December 2006

    Norges Bank Investment Management expects its $280 billion in assets to double in the next five years. Marek Sanders speaks to securities lending manager Matthew Brunette about the fund's growth, agent lenders and corporate governance.

  • Market analysis 19 December 2006

    A flood in Australia

  • One stop shop for hedge funds 19 December 2006

    Hedge funds are faster and more demanding than ever before, and prime brokers need to service them at speed. To keep up with their clients, the brokers are changing their business model. Craig MacDonald tracks the prime brokers that are leading the race and analyses what hedge funds really want from their broker.

  • September

    Crossing the finishing line 22 September 2006

    Oh how things can change in a year, the waiting is over and the race has been won. Who is the best borrower and lender in the world? Craig MacDonald and Marek Sanders report.

  • Bank profiles 22 September 2006

    Here are the biggest stories of the year.

  • Full rankings 22 September 2006

    The unedited rankings of both borrowers and lenders

  • Full rankings continued 22 September 2006

  • Additional questions 22 September 2006

    Respondent breakdown; tri-party and IT questions

  • News in brief 22 September 2006