ISLA AGM & 12th Annual Post Trade Conference

1 November 2022 | Click here for more information

AFME Operations, Post-Trade, Technology & Innovation Conference (OPTIC 2022)

27 & 28 September 2022 | Click here for more information

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 180 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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ISLA Legal & Regulatory Broadcast | July 2022

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.

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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