Cash collateral can only reduce derivatives exposure if it matches the currency of the underlying swap, threatening existing CSAs and even the new standard CSA
An expected rise in interest rates will leave many entities facing hefty collateral calls, potentially creating a liquidity squeeze. Goldman Sachs has worked to help clients deal with this potential problem...
A growing number of policy-makers believe the too-big-to-fail problem is now a thing of the past in the US. But with key details on how the resolution mechanism will work still unclear, some believe that...
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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 the blow, rather than relying on a repo market that could...
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.
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