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French trade date recommendation
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ISLA response to Independent article
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Events more>
Professional Repo and Collateral Management course with Securities Lending Workshop
24-26 March 2009
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ISLA/RMA Conference 2009
23-25 June 2009
Hotel Arts
Barcelona, Spain
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