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ISLA is the recognised representative of the securities lending industry across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with over 160 members from across 28 countries.

Our members
164
Member Firms Globally
20 +
Countries Represented

Membership Types & Benefits

Depending on the firm type and their role within the securities lending market, ISLA offers two tiers of membership:-

Full Members: Must be engaged as principal or agent in the lending or borrowing of securities.

Associate Members: Must be involved in the provision of commercial services to full members in support of their securities lending or borrowing activities.

ISLA members can access at an additional cost, the GMSLA Title Transfer Netting Opinions via the aosphere LLP website.

What's Included Full Membership Associate Membership Legal Opinions
Access to market standard agreements and contractual updates Graphical check-mark Graphical check-mark
Access to ISLA Steering Groups, Groups & Subgroups Graphical check-mark Graphical check-mark
Availability of all Steering Group, Group & Subgroup minutes Graphical check-mark Graphical check-mark
Free attendance to the Annual ISLA Post Trade Conference Graphical check-mark Graphical check-mark
Preferential rates to attend ISLA's Annual Securities Financing & Collateral Management Conference Graphical check-mark Graphical check-mark
Attendance to ISLA member-only events Graphical check-mark Graphical check-mark
Organisation listing within the member list on the ISLA website* Graphical check-mark Graphical check-mark
Organisation promotion on ISLA's social media channels* Graphical check-mark Graphical check-mark
Entitlement to vote to elect the Board of Directors Graphical check-mark
Access to 60+ Netting Opinions via the aosphere LLP portal Graphical check-mark
Comprehensive legal netting analysis on GMSLA 2000, 2009 and 2010 versions Graphical check-mark
Access to two types of Legal Opinions gathered by ISLA to support the ISLA 'Pledge' documentation Graphical check-mark
ISLA Netting Opinions subscribers can access the SL Analytics product offered by aosphere LLP Graphical check-mark
*We always seek approval from member firms before publishing.

Full Membership

  • Access to market standard agreements and contractual updates
  • Access to ISLA Steering Groups, Groups & Subgroups
  • Availability of all Steering Group, Group & Subgroup minutes
  • Free attendance to the Annual ISLA Post Trade Conference
  • Preferential rates to attend ISLA's Annual Securities Financing & Collateral Management Conference
  • Attendance to ISLA member-only events
  • Organisation listing within the member list on the ISLA website*
  • Organisation promotion on ISLA's social media channels*
  • Entitlement to vote to elect the Board of Directors

Associate Membership

  • Access to market standard agreements and contractual updates
  • Access to ISLA Steering Groups, Groups & Subgroups
  • Availability of all Steering Group, Group & Subgroup minutes
  • Free attendance to the Annual ISLA Post Trade Conference
  • Preferential rates to attend ISLA's Annual Securities Financing & Collateral Management Conference
  • Attendance to ISLA member-only events
  • Organisation listing within the member list on the ISLA website*
  • Organisation promotion on ISLA's social media channels*

Legal Opinions

  • Access to 60+ Netting Opinions via the aosphere LLP portal
  • Comprehensive legal netting analysis on GMSLA 2000, 2009 and 2010 versions
  • Access to two types of Legal Opinions gathered by ISLA to support the ISLA 'Pledge' documentation
  • ISLA Netting Opinions subscribers can access the SL Analytics product offered by aosphere LLP

Interested in Becoming a Member?

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