International Securities Lending Association

The International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) is a leading non-profit industry association, representing the common interests of securities lending and financing market participants across Europe, Middle East and Africa. It's geographically diverse membership of over 190 firms includes institutional investors, asset managers, custodial banks, prime brokers and service providers.

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Securities Lending Explained

This short 5 minute animation, produced by the digital team at FleishmanHillard, explains what securities lending is, who uses securities lending and why, and how securities lending benefits broader financial markets and the provision of liquidity.

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ISLA Legal, Digital & Regulatory Broadcast

April 2023

Hosted by members of ISLA’s Legal and RegTech teams, the latest ISLA Legal, Digital & Regulatory Broadcast podcast provides commentary and updates on the Association’s key priorities across advocacy, regulatory market practice, digital and legal space.

Securities Lending & Financing Market Data

Securities lending and financing market data provides a unique window into the world of our members alongside the broader industry.

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Upcoming ISLA Events

  • ISLA Supported
  • Virtual

FINOS CDM Working Groups

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Upcoming Working Group Meetings


  • Jun
  • 2023
  • Working Group

Market Practice Steering Group


  • Jun
  • 2023
  • Working Group

ISLA Tax Working Group


  • Jun
  • 2023
  • Working Group

ISLA Digital Asset Working Group

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