Sanctions imposed this week by the EU and US on named Russian companies could trigger CDSs, but would also make auctions difficult, lawyers are warning
In theory, swaps market participants will be pushed towards clearing houses by a supportive capital regime, but in practice, banks claim, successive regulatory proposals would have killed the business....
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An EU-US regulatory conflict can be avoided if UK CCPs move certain contracts to their US arms, according to the CFTC's Ananda Radhakrishnan, who said he is "tired of providing exemptions"
For months, Credit Suisse is known to have been working on a spin-off of parts of its US fixed-income business. Now, asset manager Voltaire Capital reveals it has lined up more than $300 million in capital from ultra-high-net-worth investors to back new...
Using the same dataset but different operational risk models can produce capital numbers billions of dollars apart, critics claim. Regulators say they want more consistency, but it’s not clear how they can achieve it. Matt Cameron reports
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.
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