Market disruption averted as unanimous decision goes in CLS's favour
Sefs agree a lack of clarity on reporting requirements has created an inconsistent and fragmented view of trading activity
Going forwards (checking backwards)
Volume was up across forex products in the UK and US in April 2013, with nearly $1 trillion traded daily in the US and more than $2.5 trillion in the UK
Banks are staffing up for a livelier foreign exchange forwards market, but taint of Libor rigging is limiting pool of new traders
The Basel Committee decided earlier this year to include collateral outflows arising from changes in derivatives values in bank liquidity requirements. Their suggested approach, however, has worried some in the industry. By Michael Watt
Don't go CoCo
With the 'London Whale' modelling failures still casting a shadow over the industry, BAML model risk head advocates ongoing testing
Traditional bond buyers worry about tail risks in CRD IV-compliant capital instruments, but analysts are predicting up to €200 billion of issuance
The end of the waterfall
Hinging on trust
Clearing houses need flexibility to determine correct course of action, says head of risk at Eurex Clearing
Bank of England deputy governor says cross-border agreements can overcome national barriers to resolution
The Federal Reserve is planning a radical departure from traditional supervision by requiring the local offshoots of foreign banks to meet US capital and liquidity rules. Overseas banks are furious – and regulators are backing them publicly, amid fears...
EC "very concerned" about capital and liquidity proposals, says chief executive of the European Banking Federation
The post-crisis years have been punctuated by calls for big banks to be broken up. Nothing quite that dramatic is happening, but ring-fencing proposals in Europe – and a de facto fence around foreign banks in the US – are nudging the industry towards...
Bafin liquidity expert tells conference that national concerns and industry pressure caused LCR rewrite
Lack of clarity on CCP equivalency leaves South African rules in limbo, says National Treasury's Natalie Labuschagne
Bankers say some local markets may be forced to deviate from the NSFR standard – that’s if the Basel Committee decides to go ahead with it at all
Regulators should open up listed derivatives market by encouraging dealer liquidity pools, algo trading expert tells conference
South Africa's financial stability head warns it will be difficult to make use of data spread across multiple repositories – but South Africa may still set up its own database for rand-denominated trades
Basel III is forcing banks around the world to reduce their risk-weighted asset numbers. Some have set up specific teams to do so, but how will these traders fit into a remuneration system that focuses on revenue generation? By Michael Watt
On-message for onshore clearing?
South African futures CCP limits member liabilities