Benoit Uhlen, BNP Paribas Securities Services

Benoit Uhlen

Benoit Uhlen is Head of Client Management for Market and Financing Services (MFS) at BNP Paribas Securities Services. This division provides a range of solutions, including securities lending, to support the increasingly sophisticated requirements of institutional investors. For over 15 years, Benoit has accompanied BNP Paribas clients in enhancing their performance.

Benoit began his career in 1998 at Banque Paribas, working in securities finance. After 6 years of trading equities and then heading the Securities Services’ equities trading desk in Paris, Benoit took on the responsibility for the Client Management and Solutions team for securities lending and repo. His role has recently been extended to include Client Management responsibilities for Forex and Passive Currency Overlay.

Benoit holds an MBA from McGill University, Montreal.

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