Update: Securities Lending in a T+1 World

Phil Zywot, Head of North American Equities and U.S. Corporates (Securities Finance) at BNY Mellon and Chair of the T+1 Subcommittee of CASLA, provides an update on Securities Lending and T+1 in collaboration with the Canadian Capital Markets Association (CCMA). Additionally, Phil sits on both the CCMA’s T+1 Steering Committee and Operations Working Group. [email protected]Read more

CCMA Confirms Faster Securities Settlement Project in Canada Is a Go

Today, the Canadian Capital Markets Association (CCMA) announced plans to shorten Canada’s standard securities settlement cycle – the simultaneous exchange of securities for certain payment – from two days after trade date (T+2) to one day after trade date (T+1). The target transition timing for the change is within the first half of 2024. L’ACMC … Read more

Global Alliance of Securities Lending Associations (GASLA) Announce Group Mission Statement & Publish Best Practice Voting Guide

TORONTO, Thursday, 04 November 2021 – The Canadian Securities Lending Association (CASLA) is delighted to announce that the recently formed collaborative global working group, will be now formally known as the Global Alliance of Securities Lending Associations (GASLA). The global group, which announced its formation in September 2021, is a collaboration of leading global securities … Read more

Global securities lending associations form collaborative working group

The working group seeks closer collaboration on global priorities while recognising regional differences, with initial focus on ESG (Hong Kong/Johannesburg/London/Philadelphia/Toronto) A number of associations representing the majority of global securities lending market participants today announced that they had formed a group to facilitate collaboration and better coordinate their efforts. The global group, which first met … Read more

CASLA is a contributor to the strategic themes for Global PSSL

Global PSSL will advance sustainable securities lending, and the broader global sustainable finance market, through cutting edge market leadership, research and educational innovation, international collaboration, and tangible impact. Drawing on the collective experience of the initial working group, the ISLA Council for Sustainable Finance (ICSF) and broader roundtables, Global PSSL is uniting the efforts and … Read more

CASLA Conference Goes Virtual for 2020

Thursday, November 5, 2020 12 pm – 3 pm EST Register Now The Canadian Securities Lending Association invites you to a special live-streamed virtual event. This complimentary program features leading industry experts discussing the latest opportunities and trends within securities lending in Canada. Agenda at a Glance 12pm – 1pm:Economic UpdateCASLA is happy to welcome Benjamin … Read more

ICSF and CASLA Form New Partnership

CASLA is pleased to announce a newly formed partnership with the ISLA Council for Sustainable Finance (ICSF), in keeping with the ICSF goals of pursuing an ambitious Vision & Mission to bring all key stakeholders together to foster global sustainable securities lending, and to reinforce the broader sustainable finance agenda. More information can be found in on the International Securities … Read more