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ISLA AGM & Securities Finance Forum 2021

6 & 7 October | Click here for more information

ISLA's 11th Virtual Post Trade Conference

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EU Expected Developments Roadmap

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Multilingual & Regional Industry Guides

Promoting & Sharing Knowledge | Click here to download

ISLA News Alerts on Bloomberg

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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. Its geographically diverse membership of over 160 firms includes institutional investors, asset managers, custodial banks, prime brokers and service providers.

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Securities Lending Explained

What you need to know in 5 minutes!

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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Diversity, Inclusion & UK Money Market Code: Fostering Change for the Future

For this special podcast on diversity, inclusion and the UK Money Market Code (MMC), Andrew Dyson, CEO (ISLA) had the pleasure of speaking with Harpreet Bains (J.P. Morgan) and Ina Budh-Raja (BNY Mellon), Women in Securities Finance (WiSF) London Chapter Leads, as well as Jon Pyzer, Senior Adviser in the Bank of England’s Sterling Markets Division.

The episode delves into the latest updates to the Code, shared experiences in the industry, changes in relation to remote working with a particular focus on diversity and inclusion, as well as hearing from the WiSF London Chapter to see how these themes are playing out in the current climate.

Securities Lending Market Data

May 2021

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Legal Services

ISLA provides a range of legal services to support securities lending market activity.  From global standard master securities lending agreements (GMSLA) and annexes, to legal opinions covering the enforceability of nettings provisions in respect of the GMSLA in over 65 jurisdictions globally.

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Working Groups

ISLA working groups are the engine room of the Association.  This is where industry challenges are raised, issues debated, ideas conceived, and solutions sought.  ISLA runs a variety of high-level steering groups and subgroups for it members, covering all aspects of advocacy, tax, legal, regulation and best practice.

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