A decision to limit the scope of Japan's clearing mandate has torpedoed months of partnership talks between LCH.Clearnet and the Japan Securities Clearing Corporation
Despite positive vote by House subcommittee, lawyers say a bill repealing section 716 of Dodd-Frank will not pass
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Pushed to the margins
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ECB invokes US legal amendment providing it with broad immunities and says it might stop using US dealers unless granted exemptions from Dodd-Frank Act rules
Follow the leader?
Chair of European Parliament's Econ committee believes CRD IV should mirror Emir corporate exemptions, but has not yet decided whether sovereign counterparties should enjoy the same benefit
Banco de España chose not to report Santander’s sovereign derivatives exposure to the EBA because it was 'not material'
The FSB warns that some regulations appear to be contrary to the spirit of the OTC derivatives reforms agreed by G-20 members – a statement some believe was prompted by a disagreement over the sco...
Dealers say they won’t join clearing houses that are not robust – and have already blackballed one central counterparty. As a result, the initial margin methodologies employed by the big rates c...
To charge, or not to charge?
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.