Dealers say rules for default fund exposures are an improvement, but risk weights are not tied to "real default probabilities"
Europe’s credit valuation adjustment exemption was the outcome of a protracted legislative debate, but it may prove to be the end of a chapter, rather than the end of the story. As US banks protes...
Ratio could be a 'game-changer', dealers warn, as Basel Committee proposes counting received collateral as well as derivatives exposures
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Industry undecided on whether own cost of funds or an industry average funding spread should be used
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Standard-setter decides trades can still qualify for hedge accounting when voluntarily novated to a CCP, but experts warn wider stance on novation could cause trouble
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Traders say no sign of short volatility hedging after Nikkei 225 plunges
Banks and industry groups have been joined by an unlikely ally in their protests about the accounting treatment of assets held in liquidity buffers – the European Banking Authority. By Lukas Becke...
Trades cleared voluntarily would not be protected by hedge accounting under IASB proposals
Clearing house has been told its own rules prevent it from shelving buy-side clearing for single-name CDS contracts
New proposals on the margining of uncleared derivatives trades could dampen take-up of the standard CSA
Dealers broadly agree that funding costs and benefits should be priced into uncollateralised trades, and some banks have started recognising this in their financial statements. But there is no stand...
Hedges will attract capital instead of providing capital relief, argues Citi exec
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.