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SFTR: Arguments for the Long-Term View

Doing the bare minimum to comply with Securities Financing Transactions Regulation gives little thought to the long-term effects.

SFTR - Arguments for the Long Term View

The sheer scope of data that firms must report for Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) means it is tempting to do the bare minimum to hit compliance deadlines. This short-term tactical view gives little thought to the long-term effects of SFTR and the direction of travel the securities finance industry is heading in.

In this article for Securities Lending Times, Martin Seagroatt, Broadridge's Marketing Director for Securities Finance and Collateral Management, explores challenges and potential benefits, including recovering SFTR compliance costs.