Respondents expect to make more money from derivatives this year, despite the ongoing eurozone crisis and regulatory change
Derivatives pricing, collateral and Basel 2.5 and Basel III are the most read stories of 2011
Basel III rules may cause banks to reduce lending, worsening the economic slowdown, warn risk professionals in Asia-Pacific
A new draft version of New Zealand’s Financial Markets Conduct Bill was published for consultation in August. The bill provides greater clarity than the previous draft and removes uncertainty – but some further tweaks are needed, says Cindy Leiw of...
The Basel Committee has published rules on the capitalisation of bank CCP exposures and global Sifis in recent months. It will now monitor how the rules are implemented, and tweak calibrations where necessary. Asia Risk talks to a selection of leading...
Just 12 months to go until all standardised OTC derivatives are supposed to be cleared through CCPs – but meeting that deadline everywhere looks unlikely
Disputes over the valuation of collateralised derivatives trades have pushed the industry to develop a new standard credit support annex. A solution has been proposed – but some Asian banks have raised concerns about the dominant role given to the US...
Regulation and credit are two of the biggest challenges facing energy trading companies in 2012, says James Davies at Trayport.
The comment period for the joint Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) consultation paper on the regulatory regime for OTC derivatives closed on November 30. SFC chief executive Ashley Alder and executive director...
Banks in Asia-Pacific complain about dollar dominance in new standard CSA – prompting Isda to rethink its plans
Further international co-ordination is needed if the G-20 deadline for central clearing of standardised OTC derivatives is to be met, says new SFC chief executive
Some banks want to be on the list of global Sifis – exactly the opposite to what the rules are intended to achieve, says former chairman of the Basel Committee standards implementation group
Adding to Basel III capital levels might have unintended consequences, says former chair of Basel Committee’s standards implementation group
New CSA, new challenge
Regulators should be wary about applying financial market regulation to all end-users, warn panellists
The majority of respondents to an online poll support central bank liquidity access for CCPs, but critics argue this would be likely to lead to the break-up of multi-currency clearers
A delay to Solvency II implementation does not mean insurance firms can put preparations on hold, says Eiopa executive director
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A Basel III conference panel disagree over whether banks should publish liquidity coverage ratio and net stable funding ratio estimates now, even though the final rules are not yet agreed
Dealers say CCPs need to be more transparent about how they calculate margin – including making their models fully accessible
CCP interoperability will not resolve fragmentation in the OTC markets, say panellists at Isda Europe conference in London
SwapClear may assist OIS development
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New CSA, new challenge