Former IMF and Banque de France chief Jacques de Larosière says the introduction of a swath of new regulations in Europe may jeopardise the continent’s growth
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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.