Posts by Andrew Johnston

Andrew Johnston, Associate Fellow, SPERI, & Professor of Company Law and Corporate Governance, University of Sheffield

Ducking uncertainty: the EU’s regulation of the repo market

Andrew Johnston

Policymakers are still operating in a liberal market paradigm that sees market failure as exceptional, regulatory intervention as costly and uncertainty as quantifiable risk On 16 November, the European Union agreed a Regulation on Securities Financing Transactions (SFT Regulation). It will increase transparency in the obscure ‘repo’ market, which allows institutional investors, large corporations and broker dealers with spare cash … Continue reading

12 January 2016 by Andrew Johnston
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