Clearing houses can call for margin multiple times a day to protect against wild markets. But the burden of meeting those calls will initially fall on member firms – potentially creating a source of...
Behind-the-scenes clampdown sets loss-given-default floor at 45% – and could make UK bonds less attractive
A re-reading of the CFTC's phase-in rules for central clearing is prompting alarm among buy- and sell-side firms
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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New regulations could make interest rate swaps a more expensive product. As a result, large buy-side firms are looking at alternatives such as swap futures, which are also getting the backing of some dealers. Is this the beginning of the end for over-the-counter...
It’s the biggest futures exchange in the world, so CME Group naturally has both friends and enemies. Some of its friends are very well connected – and some of its enemies claim this influence has been used to stifle competition, allowing the exchange...
Dealers fear multiple CCPs will fragment netting sets, resulting in increased margin and capital costs - but there could also be an impact on liquidity, with swap trading platforms forced to list prices for each clearing house, US exchange veteran, Neal...
Clearing members would be forced to guarantee trades executed by their clients' clients - on terms the member firms have not agreed
A number of downgraded banks are required to find swap counterparty replacements for over 300 structured finance transactions – but this is proving difficult, with few candidates willing or able to step in
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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