Entries by Jonathan Adams

SFTR Outlook: A price to pay for change and progress

In a recent article published in the Securities Lending Times SFTR 2019 Annual, Jonathan Adams (Managing Principal, Delta Capita) questions whether SFTR will ultimately deliver more efficiency and transparency to the securities finance market. When the first Securities Financing Transactions Regulation regulatory technical standard (RTS) was released to market participants for consultation, it was met […]

IBOR replacement – why firms need to act NOW

The impact of the replacement of Interbank Offer Rates or IBORs is far reaching both geographically and by the sheer volume and diversity of products that use them as benchmarks (estimated 300 trillion USD equivalent). In this article, Jonathan Adams (Delta Capita Managing Principal: Securities Finance & Collateral Management) writes that the operational impact to […]

Are asset managers still walking the variation margining tightrope?

Anyone wondering how the buy-side is getting on with variation margining? Remember all the speculation about how any firm missing the March 1st EMIR deadline could have certain derivatives trades shut down? Jonathan Adams, senior practitioner at Delta Capita, asks whether asset managers are still walking a tightrope when it comes to variation margining. Click […]