Lending markets

PASLA, RMA and EquiLend Release User’s Guide to Asia-Pacific Securities Lending Markets

HONG KONG, April 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Pan Asia Securities Lending Association (PASLA), the Risk Management Association (RMA) and EquiLend, the global technology company for the securities finance, collateral and swap industries, have joined forces with players domestic and international markets to produce the first annual User’s Guide to the Asia-Pacific Securities Lending Markets.

The free user’s guide provides a detailed overview of the securities lending markets in Australia, Chinathe China/Hong Kong Stock Connect, hong kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.

The user guide covers the current and future state of the Asia Pacific securities lending markets, regional innovations, illustrative market data and much more. The guide serves as a comprehensive resource for lending agents, brokers, CSDs, CCPs, exchanges, beneficial owners, hedge funds, lawyers, regulators and consultants interested in the Asia Pacific securities lending markets.

StuartJonesPresident of PASLA, says: “At PASLA, and in collaboration with the RMA and EquiLend, we set out to create a comprehensive user’s guide to the Asia-Pacific securities lending markets. With such a fractured regulatory landscape and so many considerations different ways of accessing and trading these markets, we wanted to bring all of this information together in one user guide. We want this to be as useful to current market participants as it is to new entrants to the region and we will ensure to keep this resource relevant.

France GarrittDirector, Securities Lending and Global Markets Risk, RMA, said: “The Asia Pacific Securities lending markets can be difficult to navigate due to very different regulatory regimes and infrastructure between markets. Our user guide covers 14 key markets in the region in detail and will help all interested market participants better understand the nuances of this key region in the global securities lending market.”

Brian LambCEO of EquiLend, said: “EquiLend has a long-standing commitment to the securities lending markets in Asia Pacificand we support many national and regional customers from our offices in Tokyo and hong kong. As highlighted in the 2020 edition of the Asia-Pacific Securities Lending Markets User’s Guide, the region is experiencing unprecedented expansion, and we are excited to be part of this innovation and growth. »

To download the Asia-Pacific Securities Lending Markets User Guide, please visit: https://www.equilend.com/asia-pacific-securities-lending-market-user-guide-2020/

PASLA is an association of over 60 institutions active in securities borrowing and lending (SBL) in Asian markets. PASLA’s objectives, among others, are to liaise with regional market players to promote and develop appropriate regulatory frameworks for the industry, to represent the common interests of institutions engaged in SBL, and to assist in the effective and competitive market development.

About RMA

Founded in 1914, the Risk Management Association is a member-driven, not-for-profit trade association whose sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk management principles in the financial services industry. RMA promotes an enterprise approach to risk management that focuses on credit risk, market risk and operational risk. Based at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, RMA has 1,900 institutional members that include banks of all sizes as well as non-banking financial institutions. They are represented within the Association by 18,500 people spread over North America, Europe, Australiaand Asia/Peaceful.

About EquiLend

EquiLend is a global fintech company providing trading, post-trade, market data, regulatory and clearing services for the securities finance, collateral and swap industries. EquiLend has offices in new York, Boston, Toronto, London, Dublin, hong kong and Tokyo. www.equilend.com

For more information please contact:

Gaby Solway
Administrator, PASLA
[email protected]

Frank Devlin
+1 (215) 446-4137
[email protected]

Christopher Gohlke
Associate Director, Marketing and Communications, EquiLend
+1 (212) 901-2217
[email protected]


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