Giving regulators access to an accurate picture of the derivatives activity taking place in their markets is a key aim of the move to central clearing – but there are several unresolved issues in setting...
Third-party collateral requirements not acknowledged in current standard clearing broker contracts
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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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.