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Date: 24 October 2019
Time: 17.45 - 21.00
Venue: Luxembourg

Event overview

The first phase of reporting under the EU Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) will go live in April 2020, introducing extensive new reporting requirements for repo transactions in Europe. ICMA, through its SFTR Task Force, is helping the market to prepare for the challenge, by agreeing common definitions and developing best practices to ensure consistency and facilitate the reporting of repo trades under SFTR.

This free seminar in Luxembourg gave an overview of the SFTR requirements and ICMA’s work to help the industry prepare, followed by a panel discussion with market participants from the region discussing operational challenges and overall readiness.

The seminar was followed by a networking reception.

Agenda

17.45 Registration
 
18.15


Welcome Remarks
Yves Bodson, Head of Global Credit Investment, Banque et Caisse d'Epargne de l'Etat and Chairman, ICMA Luxembourg Region
 
18.20
SFTR introduction: What is ICMA doing to help members prepare?
Alexander Westphal, Director, ICMA
 
18.40

Keynote: Getting Ready for SFTR with REGIS-TR
John Kernan, Senior Vice President – Head of Product Management, REGIS-TR
 
18.55








Panel discussion: SFTR implementation – where does the market stand?
Moderator:
Alexander Westphal, Director, ICMA

Panellists:

Banu Apers, Head of Product Management - Collateral Management, Clearstream Banking
Jorge Barros, Head of SFTR Taskforce, Banque et Caisse d'Epargne de l'Etat, Luxembourg
Paul Janssens, Programme Director, SWIFT
Dominique Tanner, Head Content Management, SIX Financial Information AG
Kevin Demeyer, Director, SRCF-Banking, Deloitte
 
19.45
Closing Remarks
 
19.50 Networking Reception  
21.00 Event close  

*This agenda is subject to change

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