Digital Assets Report

Patrick Pearson, Head of Financial Markets Infrastructure, Directorate General Internal Market Services at the European Commission, will be delivering the keynote address at this highly topical conference, which will examine how new regulations are transforming collateral management.

He is joined by an outstanding faculty of speakers who will address the key issues facing the industry, including:
How will the new regulations affect the liquidity dynamics of the derivatives market and the cost of more bespoke OTC products?
How can European authorities learn from the successful roll-out in the US?
Problems associated with the concentration of risks in central counterparties
Clearing repo across a CCP- the future of the European repo and stock lending markets
Impact of the Basel III liquidity coverage ratio force on banks
Is regulation restricting the speed at which collateral circulates?
Why is that the amount of collateral required for OTC in excess of the collateral
The impact of central banks flooding the markets with liquidity
Why is excess liquidity in the market not readily accessible?
Protecting collateral held by a CCP: evaluating the different segregation models available under EMIR
Is the cost of collateral ' the straw that breaks the camel's back?'
Problems with market fragmentation under EMIR
The economics of collateral – how do collateral management structures differ between banks and derivative market infrastructures?
Best practice on collateral transformation – what constitutes eligible collateral? The hidden costs for pension and insurance companies when transforming portfolios into eligible collateral
Compliance reporting challenges for buy and sell side firms
How to achieve optimal collateral management whilst complying with new regulations
What are the regulatory constraints on the use of collateral?
Required standards of record keeping and data capture in order to be compliant
Acquiring the new technological capabilities to meet collateral management obligations 

Speaker Panel:

Ron Anderson, Emeritus Professor of Finance, London School of Economics
Tony Baldwin, Co-Head of Fixed Income, Daiwa Capital Markets, Europe
Stefano Bellani, Managing Director & Head of European Financing Desk, JP Morgan
Xavier Bouthors, Senior Treasury Investment Manager, ING Investment Management
Nicholas Chaudry, Head of OTC Client Clearing, Commerzbank
Marco Diolosa, Head of Rates & Derivatives, Pension Insurance Corporation
Nathan Evans, Senior Product Manager, Repo & Securities Financing, Six Securities Services
Jamie Gavin, Director, Prime Clearing Services, Newedge
Barry Hadingham, Head of Derivatives & Counterparty Risk from Aviva Investors
Mark Higgins, Head of EMEA Business Development, BNY Mellon Global
Andy Hill, Director of Market Practice & Regulatory Policy, International Capital Markets Association (ICMA)
Stephen Loosley, Partner, Catalyst
Grigorios Markouizos, Global Head of Fixed Income Finance, Citigroup
Lee McCormack, Executive Director Client Clearing & Business Development, Nomura
Caroline Meinertz, Partner, Financial Regulatory Group, Clifford Chance LLP
Ed Oliver, Senior Vice President, Product Development, eSecLending
Neill Pattinson, Head of Derivatives Clearing Services EMEA, HSBC
Patrick Pearson, Directorate General Internal Market Services, Head of Financial Markets Infrastructure, European Commission
Nicolas Véron, Economist, Senior Fellow, Bruegel, Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington DC
Neil Wright, Sapient Global Markets 

Who should attend:

This conference should be attended by Chief Executive Officers, Chief Risk Officers, Vice Presidents, Directors and Heads of: Collateral Management; Collateral Trading; Repo Trading; HFT; Counterparty Risk; Operations; OTC Derivatives; Securities Lending and Borrowing; Middle/Back Office; Equity/Fixed Income; Hedge Funds; Asset Management Houses, as well as Economists and professionals serving the banking industries.
Discount Code: COMGFM