BASEL – Far reaching plans for the regulation of securities financing transactions, including mandatory minimum margins (“haircut” floors), came decisively closer to implementation at the end of August. Regulators have targeted securities financing transactions such as sale and repurchase agreements (repos) and securities lending as part of their wider objective to strengthen oversight of the shadow banking sector and impose a more comprehensive framework of rules on it.


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