Regulatory change will force firms to alter their behaviour, and their technology platforms need to keep pace
A CFTC exemptive order expires in July, meaning new regulations could capture a broader range of clients as US persons
CFTC provides last-minute relief for FX prime brokers, having listened to arguments that the market could be seriously impeded by business conduct rules
Industry group will launch a best practice document confirming that negative interest rates apply under CSA
Bank lobbying has encouraged national supervisors to water down global standards, says deputy secretary-general of Basel Committee
New margin rules for uncleared derivatives will distort behaviour and increase systemic risk, panellists say
The potential for conflicting regulations could hamper cross-border trades, warns MAS official
Many derivatives users in Asia expect to clear through local CCPs, creating the potential for liquidity fragmentation and higher costs
Global consistency a pipe dream, as national regulators go their own way
Swap futures have a number of advantages, but OTC instruments will continue to be popular, leading buy-side firms say
Consolidation will shrink the number of competing platforms, but it is too early to pick winners, say panellists at FX Invest North America
New proposals on the margining of uncleared derivatives trades could dampen take-up of the standard CSA
Some dealers have started trading under the standard credit support annex, but a requirement in new uncleared margin rules could subject many trades to a haircut, potentially causing a re-think. By Matt Cameron and Nick Sawyer
Forex spot is expected to be exempt from US clearing and exchange trading rules, but rolling spot could be classified as a CFD and so be included within the scope of Dodd-Frank
The first clearing mandates came into force in the US on March 11, but there is still plenty of uncertainty about how certain parts of the new regulatory framework will function. In this roundtable discussion, Nick Sawyer talks to two senior board members...
The Dodd-Frank Act requires any trade involving a US person to meet strict new regulatory requirements. The first mandatory clearing requirements are now in force – but the definition of US person is still not finalised, creating havoc for firms trying...
A large number of offshore funds could be classified as US persons once a CFTC exemption expires in July, subjecting them to Dodd-Frank transaction-level rules
The results of Italy's election may have created uncertainty, but the eurozone's future remains intact, according to speakers at the FX Invest Europe conference
Non-deliverable forwards are likely to be mandated to be traded on swap execution facilities before any other foreign exchange products, but are traders ready?
The increase in electronic trading venues in the foreign exchange market has created the potential for further fragmentation of liquidity. Technology vendors have developed a variety of solutions in response
Finance industry needs to focus on behaviour, corporate governance and ethics, Iosco secretary general tells conference
The vast majority of respondents feel regulators have not provided them with sufficient information to implement new derivatives rules
Co-head of fixed income, currencies and commodities and global trading is leaving RBS after 22 years
Andrew Haldane says UK is in a position to lead with fixes to Basel III, tightening remuneration policies and removing barriers to bank account switching