Dealers hoping to escape retroactive EU clearing mandate
Approach would be twice as efficient as planned uncleared margin regime, dealers claim
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Dealers found a way to protect some cross-currency swaps from heavy new capital requirements last year, by adding foreign exchange options into the structure – but the powers of the technique are ...
European proposal limits risk management tools to clearable swaps only, preventing options-based hedges
New proposals are positive, but banks warn they will still fall short of the ratio's minimum
Interest rate derivatives house of the year: Goldman Sachs
Not too big to fail?
Regulators have increasingly been pushing for less reliance on bank internal models, but Osfi’s deputy superintendent of the regulation sector, Mark Zelmer, thinks internal models have a place
FDIC's single-point-of-entry method applauded but concerns still linger
Market is too concentrated to cope with a default, participants warn
As interest rates rise, big fixed-rate receivers such as pension funds will all slide out-of-the-money at the same time, potentially triggering huge margin calls. Some are already trying to soften t...
Asset managers call on regulators to amend Ucits rules
Canadian regulator wants its banks to compete on same terms as US rivals
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.