Overview
Agenda

Date: 26 April 2022

Overview


The ERCC’s bi-annual General Meetings provide a good opportunity for anyone with an interest in the European Repo Market to catch up on the latest market developments and related ERCC initiatives. 

The spring AGM was held once again in a virtual format. The compact two-hour event included a mix of keynote speeches and panel discussions. As part of the agenda, speakers took a closer look at the particular challenges that the buy-side is facing in relation to repo. Another key topic discussed was the increasing importance of digitisation in the repo market, focusing on ICMA’s two flagship projects in this space: ICMA’s Common Domain Model for repo and bonds as well as the GMRA Clause Library and Taxonomy project which ICMA is developing.

View the recording of the ICMA European Repo and Collateral Council (ERCC) Annual General Meeting

View pre-recorded updates on the latest ERCC initiatives:

42nd ICMA ERCC European repo market survey
Richard Comotto, Senior Adviser, ICMA
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Legal update
Lisa Cleary, Senior Director, ICMA
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Repo and sustainability
Zhan Chen, Associate, Market Practice & Regulatory Policy, ICMA
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(i) Basel Rules & (ii) CSDR Settlement Discipline
Andy Hill, Senior Director, ICMA
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SFTR update
Alexander Westphal, Director, ICMA
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ICMA ERCC Operations
Nicholas Hamilton, Executive Director, Global Operations Product Management in Prime Services, J.P. Morgan & ERCC Ops co-chair
James Upton, Commercial Services Director for Repo Clear, LCH Limited & ERCC Ops co-chair
Alexander Westphal, ERCC Secretary, ICMA
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CEST    
15:00

  Welcome remarks
Bryan Pascoe, Chief Executive, ICMA
15:05   Introduction by the ERCC Chair
Gareth Allen, Managing Director, UBS
15:10

  Keynote
Klaus Löber, Chair of the CCP Supervisory Committee, ESMA
15:30
  Panel discussion: Repo buy-side challenges

Moderator: Andy Hill, Senior Director, ICMA

Panellists:
Charlie Badran, Head of AXA Financing, AXA Investment Managers
Vanaja Indra, Market and Regulatory Reform Director, Insight Investment
Roelof van der Struik, Senior Investment Analyst/-Manager, PGGM
16:15   Break
16:20   Focus session: Digital repo

Common Domain Model: supporting interoperability and automation in repo markets & Clearstream implementation for eligible collateral
Gabriel Callsen, Director, ICMA
Crispin Searle, Product Manager – Derivatives Collateral Management, Clearstream

The Foundations of Document Digitisation - the GMRA Clause Taxonomy and Library
Akber Datoo, CEO & Founder, D2 Legal Technology Ltd
17:00   Event Close
Godfried De Vidts, Senior Advisor, ICMA ERCC
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