Objective: Establish annual fixed-income trading calendar in the U.S., London and Asia for dollar denominated, fixedincome securities. Provide regular updates of market closings, as well as coordination across various securities-related product lines for unscheduled market closings and disruptions.
Fixed Income Market Response Committee
Objective: Deal specifically with unexpected events, weather, cyber-attacks, etc. and make recommendations for open/close with regard to conditions.
Funding Executive Committee
Objective: Develop best practices, market conventions and standard agreements for the repurchase agreement market (primarily in U.S. Treasury and Agency securities). Recent initiatives involved practice recommendations for the reduction of settlement fails, the implementation of the Treasury Market Practices Group (TMPG) market practices and input on changes to the tri-party repo infrastructure.
Government/Funding Legal and Compliance Committee
Objective: Provide advisory and documentation services to the Rates Division, specifically for funding and U.S. Treasury related issues.
Government Operations Committee
Objective: Develop operational protocols and develop industry solutions in connection with the work of the Rates Division.
Primary Dealers Committee
Objective: Represent the primary dealer community to the U.S. Treasury on debt management and trading issues.
Prime Brokerage and Securities Lending Committee
Objective: Function both as a practitioners’ forum, with respect to issues affecting both prime brokerage and securities lending, and as a vehicle to reflect views of those firms in responding to regulatory or other initiatives impacting their business.
Subgroups of Rates and Funding
Prime Brokerage Legal and Compliance Subcommittee
Securities Lending Subcommittee
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