François Baratte, ALFI

François Baratte

 François Baratte is a Senior Industry Affairs Adviser at ALFI (Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry). He joined the association in September 2017 to coordinate the Market Infrastructures and Depositaries regulatory portfolios.
Before joining ALFI, François was Director at FBA Conseil, a consultancy firm he created in 2005. He has fulfilled a dozen of significant assignments on regulatory and valuation aspects covering the full scope of financial instruments and transactions. He has led these missions across 10 countries for 5 Globally Systematically Important banks (GSIBs) and a National Competent Authority. Prior to joining FBA, François has been a consultant for CSC Peat Marwick, then Manager at Accenture.
François holds a Master degree and a Post Graduate degree in Business Administration from the University Paris Dauphine (France).



13.50 - 14.20

OTC Derivatives and collateral implications of new regulations

  • Access to CCPs for funds and implementation of FRANDT principles
  • Next steps for derivatives trading obligation
  • ESMA Review of market abuse regulation
  • Vitali Schetle

    Vitali Schetle Head of Legal Asset Management and Member of the Executive Management Vontobel Asset Management S.A.

14.20 - 15.10

Collateral eligibility and impacts on depositaries

  • Limitations and best practices for collateral re-use
  • Collateral schedules and custodial arrangements for UMR phases 5 and 6
  • Getting ready for CDRs 2018/1618 and 1619 on delegated safekeeping

16.05 - 17.05

Securities lending – the causes and effects of changing behaviour

  • Business and regulatory drivers
  • Profitability/revenues
  • Routes to market – buy-side perspective
  • New themes – sustainable finance, role of technology

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