Execution agreements that have taken years of work cannot be used on Sefs - and a big change is needed if they are to survive at all
From Berlin to Birmingham, from Tampa Bay to Dallas, banks have tried to boost their risk management resources – while keeping a lid on expense – by building teams in relatively low-cost cities....
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US regulatory concerns about liquidity of government securities collateral could be resolved by access to the Fed’s discount window, CCP officials say
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Artificially low volatility leaves firms nervous about the future – and looking for fixed-income alternatives
Senior executives at RBS have weighed up the bank's potential exposure to CCPs
Isda conference in New York hears some trading platforms outside the US are turning away US persons to avoid registering as a Sef
Temporary rules for portfolio margining by clients are set to expire in December. Hedge funds say they will stay on the sidelines until they know what happens next
HM Revenue & Customs "does not wish to discourage" client clearing business, which is caught by UK balance sheet tax
Court will rule on compromise agreement between bankrupt city and swaps counterparties
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