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Nancy Allen

Head of Data & Analytics

Nancy Allen is Head of Data & Analytics at EquiLend. As Head of the Data & Analytics division, Nancy has responsibility for the strategic development and growth of the buy- and sell-side market data and analytics offerings across the firm. She has more than 20 years of experience in the global securities finance market.   Nancy joined EquiLend from Northern Trust, where most recently she was senior vice president and head of international fixed income securities lending trading, based in London. Previously, Nancy held various positions in securities finance at Northern Trust, State Street and Deutsche Bank.    Nancy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business ... (view full description)

Peter Bassler

Managing Director, Business Development

Peter is the Global Head of Business Development and is responsible for developing and implementing eSecLending’s business development strategy on a global basis, with a focus on sales to the institutional investor community across the Americas. Peter joined eSecLending in 2008, having been in the financial services industry since 1996.  Preceding eSecLending, Peter worked at Dresdner Kleinwort Agency Securities Lending (now Deutsche Bank), Allianz Global Investors and Deutsche Bank. Peter received his Bachelor of Arts from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania.

Elaina Benfield

Assistant General Counsel

Elaina is an Assistant General Counsel at Vanguard where she manages global regulatory and legal matters impacting Vanguard’s mutual fund and securities finance businesses.  Prior to Vanguard, Elaina served as Senior Counsel at State Street Bank, where she helped launch and expand State Street’s alternative prime brokerage product in the North American, EU and APAC regions.  Prior to State Street, Elaina served as a Summer Associate, Associate and Counsel at the law firm, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in Boston, where she specialized in US mutual funds and the asset management industry.  Elaina received her J.D. from Boston College Law School and B.A. from ... (view full description)

Chris Benish

Portfolio Manager
State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Chris Benish is a Portfolio Manager in the Asset and Risk Allocation group at the State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB). He oversees passive strategies, synthetic replication and leverage implementation for the $130B state pension fund. He also focuses on issues related to securities finance, collateral optimization and liquidity management.

Ed Blount

Executive Director
Center for the Study of Financial Market Evolution

Ed Blount has testified as an expert in fiduciary services and securities finance before all three branches of the United States federal government. He serves as executive director of the Center for the Study of Financial Market Evolution (CSFME), in Washington, D.C., and senior research fellow at Fordham University's Center for International Policy Studies in New York. Ed is also president of Advanced Securities Consulting, LLC., a regulatory compliance and litigation support firm. In 1993, while CEO of ASTEC Consulting, a firm he later sold to SunGard Data Systems, Ed created the first securities lending benchmarks for an institutional research cooperative of 150 securities lenders, 30 len ... (view full description)

Roy Clothier

Associate Portfolio Manager

Roy Clothier is an Associate Portfolio Manager with the California State Teachers’ Retirement System where he helps oversee the System’s Securities Lending and External Currency Management programs.  He has an MBA in Financial Management from City University and a BA in Finance and Quantitative Methods from the University of Washington.  Roy is a CFA charterholder and serves as Membership Chair for the CFA Society Sacramento.

Arianne Collette

Executive Director
Morgan Stanley

Arianne Collette is an Executive Director and the Global head of the Sales Strategy team within Bank Resource Management, a Sales and Trading division at Morgan Stanley. In her role, she is responsible for engaging with external clients on strategic initiatives pertaining to market structure, trading strategies, and regulatory implementation for securities financing transactions. Arianne regularly speaks at conferences and on industry panels regarding the SFT landscape as well as benefits of and advancements in SFT clearing. She is the cofounder and global Tri-Chair of the Women in Securities Finance, an group established to create a community to foster connections and promote th ... (view full description)

Greg Corcoran

Cash/Securities Lending Analyst

Gregory has been a member of the securities lending team at Ohio PERS since August 2014.  In his current position Gregory is responsible for overseeing the day to day trading of all the internally lent assets.  These assets include US Treasuries, Mortgage Backed Securities, and TIPS.  Gregory is also responsible for the daily re-rating of the assets and necessary recall of any security that is being sold from the various portfolios. Prior to joining Ohio PERS Gregory spent the first 6 years in the industry working for eSec Lending.  He began his career on the operations desk managing day to day collateral settlements across numerous relationships, monitoring daily on loan reconciliatio ... (view full description)

Tim D'Arcy

FIS ASTEC Analytics

Laura Feldman

Director, Global Markets
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.

Laura Feldman is a Director within the Global Markets Financial Resource Management group at Deutsche Bank. She is responsible for implementing capital, funding and balance sheet management strategies.  Laura has over 15 years of experience and an extensive background in Securities Lending, Prime Brokerage, Repo and Money Markets.
Laura holds a B.S degree from Syracuse University, Whitman School of Management and is a registered FINRA General Securities Principal.

Christopher Ferris

Distinguished Engineer & CTO Open Technology

An IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO Open Technology for IBM, Christopher has been involved in the architecture, design, and engineering of distributed systems for most of his 39+ year career in IT and has been actively engaged in open standards and open source development since 1999. He has technical responsibility for all of IBM's strategic open source and standards initiatives, including Hyperledger, Open Container Initiative, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Kubernetes, Knative, Istio, Cloud Foundry, Node.js and Docker. He represents IBM on the Hyperledger Technical Steering Committee, is a Maintainer of the Hyperledger Fabric project and for the first three years of ... (view full description)

Sal Giglio

COO & Chief Markets Officer

Sal has extensive experience trading interest-rate instruments and possesses comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of the secured funding business. As a Managing Director, his responsibilities included managing a team of traders, implementing liquidity discipline, and navigating interest rate and credit risks. He has worked at several major Wall Street sell-side firms including JP Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and most recently, BNP Paribas. Sal holds an AB/Economics from Columbia University.

Sal holds an AB/Economics from Columbia University.  He currently maintains Series 7, 24 and 63 registrations.

Peter Gilfillan

Conference Producer

Brooke Gillman

Managing Director, Head of Client Relationship Management

Brooke Gillman manages the Client Relationship Management globally and is responsible for leading the firm’s service model for all client programs and is also responsible for overseeing the firm’s marketing and communications activities.  Brooke has been in the securities lending industry and with eSecLending since its inception in 2000, when she was one of the firm’s founding members that started the business. Brooke has held various senior positions at eSecLending including Business Development, Relationship Management and Head of Marketing and Communications.  Brooke received her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Washington. 

Robert Goobie

Assistant Vice President, Collateral Management
Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan

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Melissa Gow

VP, Securities Finance
S&P Global Market Intelligence

Melissa Gow, Managing Director of Securities Finance at S&P Global Market Intelligence, which IHS Markit is now a part of.  Melissa has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry, with the last 15 focused on securities finance.  She joined Data Explorers in 2008 as the Head of Account Management for North America, and became part of the Markit/IHS Markit/S&P Global team through the 2012 acquisition. Prior to Data Explorers, Melissa worked at EquiLend as the head of Sales and Marketing, and also had roles at Goldman Sachs and Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS).  Melissa holds an M.B.A in Finance and Information Systems from New York University, and a B.A. in Economics ... (view full description)

James Hraska

Managing Director

Jim is responsible for the Fixed Income product group, overseeing all of FICC's products and services. As part of our commitment to deliver greater value to our clients, Jim also leads FICC's efforts in initiatives such as expanding buy-side participation in FICC clearing services, and implementing the Mortgage Novation Service for MBSD. Jim joins DTCC from Barclays, where he most recently served as Global Director of Product Management, specializing in Financing and Structural reform. He has twenty-six years experience in the securities industry with expertise in fixed income and equity financing, fixed income and equity derivatives, financial engineering, reinsurance, structured cred ... (view full description)

Christopher Jaynes


Chris was one of the founding members of eSecLending and is President of the firm. Chris’ responsibilities are primarily focused on client and product strategy and execution, including oversight of global business development and client relationship management. Chris began his career in financial services in 1993, and before the formation of eSecLending in 2000 served as Senior Vice President at UAM Global Securities Lending, as Vice President and Compliance Officer for UAM Trust Company, and as a Client Service Manager at State Street Bank. Chris is a CFA charterholder and received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont.

Mike Johnson

Investment Officer

Sonelius Kendrick-Smith

Head of Corporate Treasury Solutions-Americas

Sonelius Kendrick-Smith is Head of Corporate Treasury Solutions, Americas and a senior portfolio manager for Deutsche Asset Management. In these roles, he is responsible for the management of approximately $100B of Liquidity Management’s core strategies, as well as the alignment of business strategies for Corporate Treasury’s Global Client Group. Mr. Kendrick-Smith’s significant expertise in tax exempt/municipal, investment grade and short duration investment products serves clients well in determining the appropriate solutions for their operational cash and short-term investment needs.  He has managed a variety of strategies including tax exempt, government and ... (view full description)

Jeffrey Kidwell

Industry Expert

Jeffrey Kidwell graduated with a B.A. from Cornell University in 1982. He has been an active senior architect in the repo and securities lending industry ever since. From 1982 to 2004, Jeff worked at Morgan Stanley, where he was the Head of the North American Repo Desk (Trading and Sales) and an Executive Director and helped build the business into one of the top repo desks on the Street. While there, he also helped build the European Repo Desk and managed the Canadian Repo Desk.  He then became the Co-Head of the Global Repo Desk (Trading and Sales) and Managing Director for Cantor Fitzgerald from 2004-2008, where he helped build it into a successful, brand-new ... (view full description)

Dan Kiefer

Investment Manager, Opportunistic Credit

Dan joined CalPERS in August 1993.  He is currently the Investment Manager within the Global Equity Unit and oversees the Securities Lending Program as well as CalPERS Credit Enhancement Program.    As the manager of the Securities Lending Program, Dan provides direction and oversight for the program and developed an on-line principal bidding process.  While developing the on-line bidding process, he formed a joint venture with eSecLending, who assists major institutional investors worldwide in designing and implementing customized securities lending programs.     Dan holds the professional designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), which was granted in Septemb ... (view full description)

Len Lipton

Managing Director

Len Lipton manages the firm’s sales and marketing activities for the Americas. His responsibilities encompass promotion of the company’s services to custodians and asset managers, including spearheading the firm’s business development activities to the hedge fund community. Len also participates in the firm’s product development efforts so that GlobeTax can continue to provide the highest levels of service to its clients in the rapidly changing global tax landscape. Prior to joining GlobeTax in 2004, Len focused on new business and relationship management with Elkins/McSherry, LLC (a State Street Company) as a Managing Director, assisting institutional investors in monitoring por ... (view full description)

Marney McCabe

Senior Vice President
Brown Brothers Harriman

Marney McCabe joined Brown Brothers Harriman in July 2006. She is the Head of Securities Lending Relationship Management and Sales for the Americas. During her tenure at BBH, Ms. McCabe has been responsible for overseeing the lending programs for many of the Firm’s strategic asset manager clients. She is a co-chair of BBH’s Boston Women’s Network. Ms. McCabe joined BBH from Emerson Investment Management in Boston, where she was a Portfolio Manager providing investment and wealth management services to a wide range of institutional and individual clients. Ms. McCabe also spent seven years in San Francisco where she worked as an Equity Research Associate at Soundview Technol ... (view full description)

Tamela Merriweather

SVP, Assistant General Counsel
Northern Trust

Tamela Merriweather is Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel for The Northern Trust Company.  Ms. Merriweather represents Northern Trust’s Global Securities Lending and Global Foreign Exchange businesses, while also advising on significant domestic and global regulatory issues. From 2015-2016, Ms. Merriweather also served as Chief Compliance Officer, Swaps for Northern Trust’s Swap Dealer Compliance Program.  Prior to joining Northern Trust, Ms. Merriweather practiced in the Chicago and London offices of Mayer Brown LLP in the Corporate and Securities group, with a focus on private investment fund formation and mergers and acquisitions.  From 2004-2005, Ms. Merriweather s ... (view full description)

Gilly Meth

Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

Patrick Morrissey

Head of Product, Strategy, and Implementation- Securities Lending
The Vanguard Group

Patrick Morrissey is the Head of Trading for its internally lent domestic and international lending programs and has had management responsibilities since 2013. He joined The Vanguard Group in 2005 and has 9 years of experience in Securities Lending.Prior to this, Mr. Morrissey worked as an American Depositary Receipt analyst and trader within the Broker and Institutional Marketing group at The Bank of New York.Mr. Morrissey holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Saint Joseph’s University and a Masters degree in Financial Engineering from Temple University.

Elisa Petit

Senior Manager, Portfolio Process Management

Elisa Petit: Senior Manager, Portfolio Process Management   Elisa is a Senior Manager in the Portfolio Department at ProShare Advisors LLC. She joined the firm in 2000 and is currently responsible for the development of Securities Lending. Prior to joining ProShares, Elisa spent 11 years with NATIXIS and the Banque Populaire Group in Paris, France as a Portfolio Manager, responsible for entire family of diversified equity investment funds for the life-insurance affiliates of the Group and was an active member of the investment committee. Her other experiences with the Group include bond fund management, and treasury responsibilities. Elisa holds a B.A. in Interna ... (view full description)

Samuel Pierson

IHS Markit

Sam Pierson, Director of Securities Finance at IHS Markit. Sam has over nine years of experience in the financial services industry, of which he has focused five years on the securities lending industry. He was a member of the Data Explorers team in NYC, which joined IHS Markit through acquisition in 2012. His previous experience includes risk operations at Partner Fund Management and analyst at Q Capital Management. Sam holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado.

Jill Rathgeber

Director - Product & Strategy
BNY Mellon

Jill is a Director in the Product and Strategy group at BNY Mellon. She joined the firm in May 2013 and is responsible for the development of new products for the Securities Finance business.  Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Jill spent 20 years with State Street Global Markets’ Securities Finance division in various roles, including 10 years in the Securities Finance product development group managing the U.S. product development team. In this role, she was responsible for conducting the due diligence for all new products and product expansions for both the agency lending and principal lending businesses.  Prior to that, Jill spent seven years as an International Equities Trader covering global ... (view full description)

Claire Reilly

Vice President
BNP Paribas

Present Claire McKinlay Reilly is Vice President of Agency Lending Trading at BNP Paribas.   In Claire’s current role she directly manages desk activities on behalf of the Bank’s global Institutional Asset Owner and Asset Manager clients. She undertakes lending and collateral reinvestment duties to generate revenue for clients in a risk-mitigated fashion.  Previous Prior to joining BNP Paribas, Claire worked at securities lending automated platform EquiLend undertaking Business Development and client relationship duties. Throughout her career, Claire has built relations with Capital Markets, beneficial owner and hedge fund ... (view full description)

Thomas Ryan

Senior Vice President

Tom Ryan is based in New York and is the Head of Asset and Liability Trading for Global Securities Lending Solutions Group of MUFG Investor Services Tom Ryan is Senior Vice President and Head of Asset and Liability Trading. His responsibilities include establishing guidelines, specific policy and providing senior level input into strategic business plans in Agency Lending Trading; carrying out all trading activity on behalf of MUTB Securities Lending clients across all asset classes, sub-product and maturity spectrums in the discretionary manner within client specific guidelines. Previous to joining MUTB Tom was Head of the Deutsche Bank Agency Securities Lending busin ... (view full description)

Armeet Sandhu

Chief Executive Officer
EquiLend Spire

Armeet Sandhu, CEO Stonewain Systems Inc., is an accomplished business and technology leader specializing in the Financial Services Industry. Armeet has been the driving force behind the development and growth of Stonewain’s flagship securities finance solution, SpireTM. Using his extensive industry experience and deep domain expertise, he works strategically with the senior management teams to diagnose operational and technological issues and develop innovative solutions to address these. Prior to joining Stonewain, Armeet served as the Managing Director at Scotia Capital. He also worked at Wells Fargo/Wachovia as the Managing Director/SVP – Technology and Operations. He received ... (view full description)

Michael Saunders

Head of Securities Lending, Americas
BNP Paribas

Michael Saunders is Head of Investments & Trading, Securities Lending North America at BNP Paribas. In this capacity, Mr. Saunders is responsible for managing client lending and cash collateral reinvestment portfolios with a focus on risk management. Mr. Saunders is also a member of the securities lending groups Investment Committee and Product Management Committee. Mr. Saunders has extensive knowledge of investment grade, short-duration investment products which assist in the construction of client portfolios consisting of 2a-7 like assets including corporate bonds, asset-backed commercial paper, securitized products and other liquid assets. His professional experience also ... (view full description)

Mark Skowron

SVP, Head of US Trading
Northern Trust

Mark manages the U.S. Equity and Fixed Income trading desks in Global Securities Lending.   Mark joined Northern Trust in 1987 and spent five years in various operations roles, including manager of Mortgage Backed Securities Processing. In 1991 he joined the Cash Investment Management unit where he managed the investment of securities lending cash collateral as well as other short duration fixed income portfolios.   Mark joined Securities Lending in 1996 as a trader on the U.S. Equity desk with responsibility for trading ADRs and corporate actions and took over responsibility for managing the desk in 2000. He has been overseeing all U.S. trading activity since 2002. ... (view full description)

Craig Starble


Craig Starble is the Chief Executive Officer at eSecLending where he leads the development and implementation of eSecLending’s overall strategy. Craig joined eSecLending in 2013 and began his career in financial services in 1984. Prior to eSecLending, Craig was the Founder and CEO of Premier Global Securities Lending, LLC (PGSL), Executive Vice President and Head of State Street Bank’s global securities lending division from 2004 to 2009, was a Co-Founder and CFO for, and was Managing Director for the Treasury Funding Group at BankBoston Corporation. Craig received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Government from Connecticut College.

Paul Tagliareni

Executive Director
Morgan Stanley

Paul Tagliareni is an Executive Director and the Global Securities Lending & Americas Bank Resource Management COO at Morgan Stanley; Bank Resource Management is a centralized funding concept within Morgan Stanley spanning securities and derivative products.  In his current role, Paul oversees the Client Financing, Securities Lending and XVA Businesses focusing on resources usage [leverage, capital, liquidity] and optimization.  In addition to discussions regarding LIBOR transition and SOFR Adoption, Paul has participated on numerous industry panels regarding forthcoming regulation and its associated impact on the SFT Marketplace.  Paul is one of the SIFMA Rates and Funding Committee Rep ... (view full description)

Anthony Toscano

Head of North American Global Securities Lending Solutions
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking

Tony joined MUFG in January 2020 as part of an initiative to build a new third-party global securities lending platform.  He is North American Head of their legacy Agency Securities Lending and Repo buisness.  Prior to MUFG Tony was Head of the Americas for Deutsche Bank’s Agency Securities Lending business from 2009 to 2019. Prior to the 2009 acquisition of Commerzbank’s program by Deutsche, Tony held the same position with Dresdner Kleinwort from 2002. Before 2002 he was the head of US domestic lending for Deutsche Bank’s program for six years. Earlier, Tony also spent nine years at JP Morgan in several key positions including Head of Liability Trading, Equity Derivatives borrowing securit ... (view full description)

Jennifer Whitcomb

Managing Director
State Street Global Markets

Jennifer Whitcomb joined State Street’s Funding and Collateral Transformation team in State Street Global Markets (SSGM) in 2019, with over 20 years of experience in the financial services and technology industries. The recently formed SSGM Funding and Collateral Transformation group was established in 2017 to centralize collateral management for the division as well as to offer secured financing to clients through CCPs.  From 2007 to  early 2019,  Jennifer worked for State Street in the Securities Finance Division holding positions in technology, product development, and most recently was instrumental in starting State Street’s Alternative Financing Solutions business.  Before joining State ... (view full description)

Matt Wolfe

Exec. Director, Sec. Finance

Matt Wolfe is Executive Director, Securities Finance for OCC. OCC is the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization.   In his current role, Mr. Wolfe is responsible for the product strategy and development of OCC’s securities finance business. This includes the replacement of its technology platform and the program’s legal and operational framework. In his prior roles, Mr. Wolfe focused upon strategic initiatives for OCC’s clearing services including managing and working with the team responsible for launching new exchanges, options and futures products, as well as services for participant exchanges. He joined OCC in 2000 as a Specialist in Collateral Services. ... (view full description)

Brian Yeazel

Managing Director - Fixed Income
Northwestern Mutual

Mr. Yeazel is a senior portfolio manager at Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Co, an investment subsidiary of Northwestern Mutual Life. He has over 25 years of experience in fixed income portfolio management and trading. As a portfolio manager, Mr. Yeazel is responsible for Treasury securities, short-term investments and securities lending across all client portfolios at Mason Street Advisors. He is also responsible for asset allocation and duration strategy for client portfolios. Mr. Yeazel earned his Bachelors degree in Economics (1987) and an MBA in Finance (1988) from the University of Wisconsin. He earned his CFA in 1993.
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Information Management Network - Privacy Notice

Introduction - Who we are

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (“Euromoney”, “we”, “us” or “our”) is an international business-information group covering asset management, price discovery, data and market intelligence, and banking and finance. The group also runs an extensive portfolio of events for the telecoms, financial and commodities markets.

For a full list of our brands and group companies, please click on this link. Euromoney and its group companies are committed to respecting the privacy of every person who visits, registers with or subscribes to our websites, publications, events and other products or services.

Euromoney is the primary data controller of personal data collected through this website or that we may collect in different ways as described in this Privacy Notice. If you are contacted by our other group companies, they will also be controllers of your personal data. This means that they are responsible for how your personal data is used, just as we are. You may contact any of these companies directly, or you can contact Euromoney by emailing or writing to the Data Protection Officer at Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 8 Bouverie Street, London EC4Y 8AX, United Kingdom.

This Privacy Notice was updated on 23 May 2018

Our Approach to Your Privacy

This Privacy Notice outlines the information we may collect about you in relation to your use of our products and services (“personal data”). It also explains the legal rights that you have in relation to your data and how you may exercise these rights.

Some of our group companies may collect and use personal data for different purposes; those companies have their own websites and privacy notices.

We will process your data for the following lawful purposes: with your consent; to fulfil our obligations to you; and where there is a legitimate interest to do so.

When possible, we rely on your consent to use your data for the purposes described in this Privacy Notice. We also process personal data to fulfil our contractual obligations to you, for example, when you register for any of our services, subscribe to a publication, sign-up for an event or purchase a product from us, we will need to process some of your personal data. This will also include details of the person/people responsible for payment (if different).

We may determine that processing your personal data serves both of our legitimate interests. This is the case in relation to many of our research, customer survey, sales, marketing and advertising activities described in this Privacy Notice. These activities allow us to better understand your requirements, which in turn enables us to provide you with a better service. We review the bases for our processing decisions carefully and you can object to these activities at any time (see the “Your Rights” section of this Privacy Notice).

What Personal Data We Collect & Why

Our primary goal in collecting personal data from you is to give you a relevant customised experience of our products and services.

  • Registration, Free Trials & Subscriptions

    When you register with our website and/or sign up for a free trial of our products or services, we may ask you to provide your name, address, email address and telephone number, and details relevant to your occupation or employer.

    If you subscribe to one of our products or services, we will also ask for payment details. Credit/debit card payments are processed using a third party supplier and we do not retain the credit card data (see the Third Party Sites of this Privacy Notice). Address details may be shared with third party service providers engaged by us for order fulfilment, delivery and payment collection. This personal data is used by us to complete subscription requests.

  • Events & Conferences

    If you have registered for an event through a group website we may collect personal data including: name, job title, company, address, telephone number and email.

    This information is necessary so that we can complete your registration for the event and provide you with relevant event materials.

    We may also provide delegate details (e.g. name, email) to event sponsors who, subject to your consent, may contact you for their own advertising and marketing purposes.

  • Advertising & Marketing

    We use the personal data you provide us and which we collect from you to inform you about similar products and services which we provide. We may send you marketing communications that are sponsored by our partners and which are targeted to your interests based on information you have provided us such as job title, employer and/or industry. If you have consented to receive information from other Euromoney group companies, we may share your personal data with these companies so that they can fulfil your request to receive marketing materials in accordance with your preferences. We will not share your personal data with any third parties for their own marketing purposes unless you have provided your consent.

    Each of the Euromoney group companies that may contact you is a data controller in relation to the personal data that you have agreed to share with them. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact the individual company, or us – using the contact details set out in the “Who We Are” section.

    You can opt out from receiving such materials at any time.

    The personal data we may use for advertising and marketing purposes includes your name, email address, job title, phone number, company name/employer, geo location, postal address and data collected using cookies and other similar technology (Please read our separate Cookies Policy to find out more about which cookies we use, how they work and how you can control your cookie options).

    Marketing materials are sent electronically, by post and we may occasionally call you.

  • Online Targeted Advertising

    We use targeted advertising on our websites to display advertisements that are relevant to what we believe are your interests. In order to deliver relevant advertisements, we use third parties to deliver cookies that collect information about your IP address and how you interact with our sites (e.g. browsing information, which articles you have read etc.). This data is used by the third parties to determine which advertisements may be of interest to you.

    We may also share your personal data with third parties to deliver targeted advertising to you on other websites (e.g. Twitter Tailored Audiences or Facebook Custom Audiences). This could include your email address, cookie data, and information obtained from third parties. Third party cookies may also be used to enable us to target advertisements to you on other websites that you visit.

  • Lead Generation and Scoring

    We occasionally use the services of trusted third parties in order to ensure that the personal data we use for advertising and marketing purposes is accurate and up-to-date. To do this, we transfer personal data of individual leads (such as name, email, job title, location and phone number) to these third parties who conduct research to verify the data – primarily against public information.

    We also use algorithmic software technology to help us improve the quality and relevance of marketing activities. The personal data analysed by the software includes email address, phone number, job title, address, purchase history and account information. This allows us to provide meaningful offers that are relevant to your specific profile.

  • Surveys, Market Research & Customer Feedback

    We want to understand the needs of our readers and customers. We may therefore use the information you provide us – including your name and contact details – to contact you to request your feedback, or to participate in our customer and market research.

  • Public forums, message boards and blogs

    Some of the pages on our group websites may include message boards, blogs or other facilities for generating content from users. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to post any personal data. User generated content is also subject to our site Terms & Conditions.

  • Business or Asset Sale

    If we sell a business or assets we may need to disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer of such business or assets.

    If Euromoney, or any of our group companies is sold or sells our assets or is acquired by a third party, then personal data about our customers will be acquired by that third party. A transfer of your personal data in these circumstances would be necessary so that the services you have contracted for can still be delivered, or so that you can continue to enjoy the benefits of our free products and services. You will receive notice if a new controller assumes responsibility for your personal data.

  • Additional Third Party Disclosures

    We may disclose your personal data to other third parties in the following situations:

    • To third party partners who help us by providing services such as technology, marketing, advisory or other services. These third parties only receive encrypted data and may only process personal data to provide those services to us.
    • Where we are required by law or regulation to do so. In each case we will seek, where practicable, to minimise the amount of data that is disclosed.
    • If required to protect the rights and interests of other users and/or Euromoney and its affiliates (including our employees, agents and contractors), or as otherwise set out in our Terms & Conditions. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.
  • Email Tracking

    We may include small pixel tags (small image files) within the emails we send you in order to determine whether our emails are opened and/or whether the hyperlinks inside our emails are clicked through. We may also collect browser, location and the device used to engage with our email communications. This information allows us to better understand whether we are meeting our users’ needs and how we can improve our communications. No other information is collected. You can opt out of receiving our direct marketing emails either by following the instructions in each email, or by contacting us (see the “Who We Are” section of this Privacy Notice).

International Transfers

Some of the Euromoney group companies are based outside the European Economic Area (EEA). If you have consented to being contacted by our group companies, then the transfer of your personal data will be made according to the terms of an international data sharing agreement that contains obligations approved by European data protection regulators. Any of our group companies that receive your personal data will be co-controllers of that data, which means they may determine how they process your personal data – although they may only use it for the purposes for which it was shared, unless you are informed of new or additional processing activities.

We may also transfer personal data to third party service providers as described in this Privacy Notice which are located outside the EEA. Where we conduct these transfers, we take all steps necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with applicable privacy legislation, either by only sending your personal data to jurisdictions that provide an adequate degree of legal protection for your data or by imposing approved contractual terms on these third parties.

Retention Periods

We have a data retention policy that ensures we don’t use or store your personal data for longer than necessary. We consider the following issues to determine retention periods:

  • Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner or other regulatory agency, or industry best practice recommendations;
  • The business rationale for collection and expiry of the purpose for which personal data was collected;
  • Our ongoing ability to ensure the accuracy of the data; and
  • Legal and regulatory requirements.

We may occasionally need to keep personal data for either shorter or longer periods than specified in our retention policy. In such circumstances, application of the retention period to the data will be temporarily suspended. The suspension of an applicable retention period will be carried out in a manner that respects the rights and interests of all persons concerned.

How You Can Set Your Data & Privacy Preferences

You can use our Preference Centre to select the topics that are of interest to you so that we can send you publications and information about our products and services that are especially relevant to you. You can also choose the channels we use to contact you (email, phone, post, etc.) and can also opt-out of receiving marketing communications.

Your Rights

You have certain rights in relation to your personal data which include the following:

  • Access & Portability

    You may request access to any personal data of yours for which Euromoney is responsible as controller. Unless there are legal or regulatory reasons for not doing so, we will confirm whether we process any of your personal data and if we do, we will provide you with the following information: the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, any recipients of your personal data, the applicable retention period and the data source. Copies of your personal data will be made available to you in a structured, machine-readable format.

    You may also request that we transfer the personal data that you have submitted to us, to another controller, where it is technically feasible for us to do so.

    If you have consented to our processing of your personal data, or if we are processing your personal data in order to fulfil our contractual obligations to you, then you can submit a request that we transfer your personal data to another data controller.

  • Rectification, Restriction, Objection

    You have the right to request that Euromoney rectify any errors in the personal data that we process. In some circumstances, you may also be able to ask for the erasure of personal data, and/or request that the processing of your personal data be restricted. You may also object to the processing of your personal data for sales or marketing purposes.

  • How to Exercise Your Rights

    To exercise any of these rights, please contact us by post or email at the following addresses:

    Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
    8 Bouverie Street
    London, EC4Y 8AX
    United Kingdom


    Web form: Complete Subject Data Request Form

    We may need to check your identity prior to processing a request.

    Euromoney will do our best to respond to any questions and address any of your concerns. You are also able to register any complaints regarding the processing of your personal data directly with the UK Information Commissioner.

Protecting Your Data

Euromoney is committed to keeping your personal data secure and we will take appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data from loss, unauthorised use, disclosure or destruction. Although we do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee that any transmission of data is without risk. We have therefore implemented information security policies and rules, staff training on information security, and technical measures to ensure the integrity of data that we have under our control.

All our employees, contractors and data processors (i.e. those third parties that process personal data on our behalf) are required to keep such data confidential and not to use it for any purpose other than the performance of services we have requested.

Third Party Sites

Our site may contain links to other websites – including, for example, providers of payment processing services. Euromoney is not responsible for the privacy and data collection practices of third party sites and we therefore recommend that you review the privacy policies and terms of service of each site you visit.

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