NWE market coupling delays highlight need for robust EU energy regulator, says former EC director general
Today, regulation is a fact of life for OTC commodity derivatives traders. But in April 1994, it was somewhat novel, as Energy Risk reported at the time
The deregulation of Australian electricity markets has brought several challenges, including the possibility of price spikes, which expose market participants to significant risks. As Adebayo Aderounmu...
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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Banks have often stepped in and out of the OTC energy derivatives market. In this article from August 2001, Energy Risk reports on banks upping their activity
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Overreliance on modern risk management systems, and metrics such as value-at-risk, can blind firms to tectonic structural market shifts. To help alleviate this problem, the use of human judgement and intervention is required, argues Vincent Kaminski
Debate continues to rage about the merits of clearing, with some market observers arguing that the benefits of using central counterparties are outweighed by the precipitous costs involved. But such criticisms fail to take the full burden of over-the-counter...
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.