Collateral Front and Center

Regulation Triggers Renewed Focus on Collateral


In this highly regulated, post-crisis environment, financial services firms must learn to navigate uncharted territory related to the management, optimization and transformation of collateral. BNY Mellon's Kurt Woetzel, Global Head of Operations, Technology and Collateral Services, and Nadine Chakar, Executive Vice President, Global Collateral Services, discuss the impact of Dodd-Frank and the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation on collateral management. In addition to expecting increased demand for high-quality collateral, Woetzel and Chakar believe both sell- and buy-side firms will be under pressure to optimize their collateral. They also expect accelerating demand for solutions around the segregation, optimization, financing and transformation of collateral.


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