European Securities Finance
London, UK
September, 2022

Description

IMN is thrilled to announce The European Beneficial Owners’ Securities Finance & Collateral Management Conference will be returning to London this September for its 25th anniversary. 

The event has been held a quarter of a century and, in this time, has established itself as the leading platform to meet beneficial owners and learn about major issues affecting them, including regulatory changes, technological innovations and structural transformations in this market. 

This is a conference for beneficial owners by beneficial owners. The advisory board, consisting solely of beneficial owners, guides the content production, including speaker acquisition, ensuring a timely and educational program for all attendees.

Beneficial Owners receive complimentary passes to attend. For further information, please visit the event registration page.

Of course the health and safety of our staff, our customers and indeed all our stakeholders is of paramount importance to us.  To that end we will continue to work closely with our event execution partners to ensure we welcome you safely and deliver a legally compliant and best-in-class experience for you all.  We will follow local government guidelines and incorporate measures outlined in the Euromoney Events Shield to ensure optimal health and sanitary conditions are maintained throughout the event.

Who Should Attend
Executives and decision-makers involved in Securities Lending, Collateral Management and Global Custody, including:
  • Heads of Securities Lending/Financing
  • Investment Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Collateral Managers
  • Risk/Investment Risk Managers
  • Treasury Managers
  • Investment Operations/ Treasury Operations Managers
  • Front Office/Middle Office Managers
The event is geared toward Beneficial Owners from the following types of institutions:
  • Public and Corporate Pension Funds
  • Asset Management firms
  • Mutual Funds
  • Unit Trusts
  • Investment Management firms
  • Building Societies
  • Assurance Companies
  • Superannuation Schemes
Securities Lending & Collateral Management Industry Professionals:
  • Banks
  • Broker/Dealers
  • Specialist Agents
  • Agent Lenders
  • Consultants
  • Attorneys
  • Technology Providers
The Borrower Community would also find the event of value.

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Agenda

    Thursday, September 9th, 2021

      Taking the Pulse of the Securities Finance Industry and Looking Forward

        • What can the industry learn from an extraordinary 18 months?
        • What will be the key factors and disrupters impacting the market this coming year?
        • How has borrower behaviour changed in the last 18 months?
        • Trends in pricing, costs, revenues and yields
        • Which assets currently hold the most value?
        • How have participation and transparency been impacted by market pressured over the past 18 months?


      Meeting the Growing Demand for ESG

        • What material changes are businesses making to practices and strategies to meet new ESG objectives?
        • How is ESG reporting evolving and what metrics can be used to show ESG compliance?
        • How are beneficial owners working with borrowers and agent lenders to ensure ESG standards are met?
        • What are the main challenges for lending agents and beneficial owners surrounding ESG targets and compliance?


      A View of the Regulatory Landscape Impacting Securities Lending and Financial Markets

        • SFTR and EMIR reporting updates
        • CSDR update: what changes in behaviour have we seen in the market?
        • What is the current status of the mandatory buy-in framework?
        • Are these regulations ensuring efficiency and security goals are being met?
        • What risk and cost reduction benefits have you witnessed?
        • How can technology and data be used to alleviate trade and settlement issues?


      Collateral Flexibility and Optimisation Strategies

        • Evaluating the range of approaches to sourcing, pricing, tracking and allocating collateral
        • Trends in collateral profiles for beneficial owners and borrowers
        • What revenue opportunities exist for beneficial owners considering alternative collateral profiles?  What are the risk/return impacts?
        • Cost-benefit analysis for various profiles
        • What regulatory restrictions still exist for each?
        • How beneficial owners are adapting collateral policies, oversight and compliance protocols to manage broader sets of collateral
        • Why borrowers will increase balances and/or improve rates for collateral


      Progressive Approaches to Lending and Collateral Management Programs in Today’s Market

        • What are agent lenders doing to remain competitive, relevant and profitable in the future of the securities finance market?
        • How is your business adapting to meet new regulatory requirements?
        • What are agent lenders doing to enhance the returns of their clients?
        • In what areas are they investing to develop and enrich their programs?
        • Do current market conditions make you optimistic or pessimistic in the short and long term?


      The Importance of Benchmarking and Utilising Data Effectively to Gain Competitive Advantage

        • What are the main considerations for beneficial owners when it comes to benchmarking and effective use of data?
        • What are the latest tools and processes that beneficial owners are using to track their performance, plus that of their competitors and their service providers?
        • Live examples of how these tools can be used to gain a competitive advantage
        • The impact of new regulations on the provision and use of data in securities finance
        • How can common pitfalls be identified and avoided?


      New Markets and Areas of Growth for the Securities Lending Marketplace

        • Updates on Saudi Arabia, China, Philippines, Indonesia, India, Peru and others
        • How has penetration into new markets been impacted by the pandemic?
        • What challenges are you encountering with regards to education, regulations etc?
        • Routes to market and collateral management strategy in new markets
        • Which non-European markets are you most excited about and why?


      Embracing Technology to Optimise Processes and Increase Returns

        • Where are the main opportunities for disruptive technological innovation in securities finance?
        • How are businesses updating their processes to optimise operations?
        • When does it make sense to build technology in-house or to buy from a third-party vendor?
        • What is the demand for cross-product systems in the market?
        • How much value does this new technology add in a market that is very slow to adapt to new technologies?
        • What can be done to encourage adoption of new technologies within the industry?


      Changes in the European Repo Market: How Are Key Players Adapting?

        • How have repo markets in Europe performed during the pandemic?
        • Evaluating new initiatives from agency repo, agency cleared repo and P2P repo platforms
        • What are the major challenges and opportunities ahead for investors and repo traders?
        • How has repo contract pricing changed over the past 18 months?
        • What impact have electronic trading platforms had upon these transactions?


      Beneficial Owner-Only Closed Door Sessions

      • These closed-door sessions are for beneficial owners to discuss pertinent issues amongst themselves.  The discussions will be facilitated moderators but will be fairly organic in nature.  If you have any topics you would like to discuss then please share these in advance with Peter Gilfillan at pgilfillan@imn.org 



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Venue

  • Conference Venue
  • America Square Conference Centre


    One America Square
    London, England, EC3N 2LB
    England
    Fax: +44 020 7631 2055
  • Suggested Hotel
  • The Chamberlain Hotel


    130-135 Minories
    London, EC3N 1NU
    UK

    Additional Info: IMN does not have a room block at this hotel.
  • Suggested Hotel
  • Novotel London Tower Bridge


    10 Pepys Street
    London, England, EC3N 2NR
    United Kingdom

    Additional Info: IMN does not have a room block at this hotel.
  • Suggested Hotel
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - Tower of London


    7 Pepys Street
    London, EC3N 4AF
    UK

    Additional Info: IMN does not have a room block at this hotel.

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