Industry group considers changes to the standard cleared derivatives execution agreement, following concerns that dealers have the unilateral right to terminate rejected cleared trades
A combination of hard work, caution and some luck saw the industry through the second of the three US clearing deadlines on June 10. But while it was a triumph for many, it proved testing for some. Joe...
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US clearing rules do not exempt SPVs, but industry is split on whether other exemptions - for unclearable swaps - would apply
In the US, banks with more than $10 billion in assets will be required to clear from June 10 – and the smallest of these institutions may not be attractive clients. Some are struggling to be ready in time, but others have shown it can be done. By Joe...
With March 11 receding from view, all eyes have turned to the second stage of the US clearing roll-out. No-one knows precisely how many derivatives users will be caught this time, but estimates go as high as 2,000, and dealers, clearing houses and middleware...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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