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EU Proposes New Rules to Manage Leverage and Derivative Exposure for Funds – Are Asset Managers Ready?

The European Systemic Risk Board (the Board) published a recommendation that the European Union should adopt rules to prevent funds from taking on excessive debt and from allocating inadequate reserves to compensate for assets that are hard to sell.  The board went so far as to suggest stronger liquidity stress tests, improved liquidity management and … Continue Reading

Article 55 BRRD Can Impact Your Company

Buy side entities should carefully review such agreements as their ISDA Master Agreements, Securities Lending Agreements and Repurchase Agreements, to name a few, for any Article 55 BRRD provisions. Article 55 BRRD is the EU’s Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) which essentially authorizes the European government to write down and convert amounts owed by … Continue Reading