Securities lending

European Commission adopts package of SFTR rules

In what it says is an important step towards increasing the transparency of securities financing markets, the European Commission has today adopted a package new measures under the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR).  The SFTR requires all securities financing transactions to be...
It has never been easier to short Tesla

courtesy of IHS Markit: Borrowed shares have declined by 7 million shares in November. Shares available at post-IPO peak 16 million shares. Borrow fee at GC level for first time in over five years. Cost for short credit exposure at YTD low ​ The first eight years of the Tesla short have not...
Gibraltar regulator grants Lendingblock DLT licence

Lendingblock, the securities lending platform for digital assets, says the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has made an in-principle decision to grant the firm authorization as a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) provider. Lendingblock says the authorization comes simultaneously with...
Dale to join ISLA

The International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) has reported that Adrian Dale is to join its team as Director of Regulatory Policy and Market Practice. Dale has worked within the securities lending industry for over 25 years in a variety of roles across operations, trading, technology and...
Lendingblock partners with Vo1t to offer digital asset custody


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