Matt Barnett, Sharegain

Matt Barnett

Matt Barnett is the Head of Operations of Sharegain, a UK based fintech startup opening up and democratising the $2.5 trillion Securities Lending market. He has 20 years of experience in Operations at top tier institutions, including Deutsche Bank, Lehman Brothers and Barclays, with the last role as the EMEA Head of Equity Finance Middle Office at Barclays - incorporating Trade Support, Collateral Management and Financing teams.


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

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