Stefan Kaiser, BlackRock

Stefan Kaiser

Stefan is responsible for Securities Lending clients in EMEA and APAC within BlackRock’s Trading & Liquidity Strategies Group. This includes all securities lending client relationships across Retail, ETF and Institutional clients as well as regulatory engagement. Mr. Kaiser’s service with the firm dates back to 2005, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Prior to joining BGI, Mr. Kaiser worked for Commerzbank in a variety of positions, including Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Banking, Investor Relations and Asset Management in London, Shanghai, Frankfurt and Singapore. Mr. Kaiser represents BlackRock on the board of the International Securities Lending Association (ISLA). He earned a BA degree in finance from University of Cooperative Education Mosbach and an MSc in business management and economics from University of Trier.

Agenda

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
  • Adrian Dale

    Adrian Dale Director, Regulation and Market Practice ISLA

  • Benoit Uhlen

    Benoit Uhlen Head of Client Management for Market and Financing Services (MFS) BNP Paribas Securities Services


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