Aurélie Cassou, ABBL & ALFI

Aurélie Cassou

Aurélie Cassou is a senior European Affairs advisor at the Brussels joint representative office of the Luxembourg Banks and Bankers Assocation (ABBL) and the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI). She has over 10 years of experience in EU public affairs representing the financial industry. She joined ABBL and ALFI in 2011 and focuses on UCITS, financial markets, retail banking, investor protection, sustainable finance and FinTechs. Prior to this, Aurélie worked as an European Affairs consultant at a law firm and did an internship with the European Commission.

Aurélie holds a Master degree in EU Law (Universidad Complutense de Madrid). She graduated in French and English Law at the King’s College London and the Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne. She speaks French, English, Spanish.


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

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