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CASLA Virtual Discussion

To kick-off 2022 CASLA member Steve Everett (Head Business Strategy & Innovation at CDS) recently sat down with Nick Short of HQLA-X for a virtual discussion on the application of distributed ledger technology, the mobility of assets in a future technology driven eco-system, and its bearing on the securities lending industry. One of CASLA’s key … 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

RMA: Integrating ESG Considerations

Integrating ESG Considerations Into Securities Lending (May 2021) – https://www.rmahq.org/journal-articles/2021/july-august/integrating-esg-considerations-into-securities-lending-providing-a-view-of-the-esg-data-landscape-and-proposing-best-practices/

PASLA: ESG in Securities Lending

ESG in Securities Lending (survey and white paper in partnership with EY, April 2020) – https://www.paslaonline.com/downloads/ESG_EY_report_202004.PDF