Securities Financing – New Reporting, Disclosure, and Reuse Obligations


Author: Kevin Murphy, Sarah Cunniff, Dara Harrington, Adrian Mulryan, Robert Cain, Aiden Small, and Phil Cody

The Securities Financing Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2015/2365) (the SFT Regulation) came into force on 12 January 2016. Its aim is to improve the transparency of securities financing transactions (SFTs) in the shadow banking sector, giving regulators (including the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and national regulators) access to detailed information to enable them to monitor risks in that sector on an ongoing basis.

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