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Deepak Sitlani shares some key themes likely to impact the derivatives market in 2020 which include LIBOR, sustainable finance, EMIR, Brexit and derivatives.
With 2020 now upon us, we examine the key topics we expect to have an impact on derivatives and structured products over the coming year. Explore the tabs below to see our high level guides on what to look out for across interest rate reform, EMIR, SFTR, the Prospectus Regulation, PRIIPs, Sustainable Finance, CSDR, and Brexit.
In this short video, Leanne Banfield provides a recap of the topics discussed on our last “Repackaging Unpacked” industry forum call, which include sustainable finance, CLN developments, EMIR and SFTR reporting, Brexit and interest rate reform.
The new regime established by the Prospectus Regulation (EU 2017/1129) applies in full across the EU from 21 July 2019. The aim of the Regulation is to achieve greater harmonisation of prospectus rules throughout the European Union.
The transition away from the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and other IBORs is unlike any previous regulatory reform – underpinning loans, debt and derivatives contracts estimated at $350 trillion globally, its scale is potentially larger, it will involve a great number of granular moving parts and is technically challenging.
ISDA Create is a new platform that allows firms to negotiate and execute derivatives documentation online. Developed by ISDA and Linklaters Nakhoda, ISDA Create dramatically reduces the time it takes to negotiate documentation and allow firms to digitally capture, process and store the data within those documents.
The securities lending market is at a crossroads. The market is becoming increasingly complex, and regulation increasingly onerous. As a result, processes and systems that have until now served the market well are proving increasingly cost- and time-intensive, given the degree of fragmentation and reliance on manual processes.
The CCP Risk Review is the leading comparison tool for CCPs, created by Linklaters, the FIA and Milbank. It is a subscription service, providing standardised, comprehensive overview and analysis of the rules and procedures governing certain CCPs.