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An update on the EU securities financing transactions regulation

William J.G. Yonge (Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, London, UK)

Journal of Investment Compliance

ISSN: 1528-5812

Article publication date: 2 May 2017

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Abstract

Purpose

To provide an update and detailed explanation on the EU Regulation on Transparency of Securities Financing Transactions and of Reuse (“SFTR”).

Design/methodology/approach

Examines the SFTR, its key measures and requirements.

Findings

Concludes with a number of considerations and recommendations. For example, it advises managers of Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) and alternative investment funds (AIFs) to prepare to disclose details of their use of securities financing transactions and total return swaps.

Originality/value

Offers information on the SFTR and explains its requirements and scope. It has been written by a partner at an international law firm.

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Citation

Yonge, W.J.G. (2017), "An update on the EU securities financing transactions regulation", Journal of Investment Compliance, Vol. 18 No. 1, pp. 78-83. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOIC-02-2017-0003

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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