Fight over margin requirements for uncleared trades is not over, banks vow, but Isda will develop a standard model for use under the rules
Agency desks warn they could be driven out of the market as a result of business conduct rules
Clearing volumes dip as hundreds of new firms are caught by US clearing rules, but activity rebounded on June 11
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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Hundreds more firms will be required to start clearing in the US today, and FCMs are warning there could be an increase in rejected trades as a result
Citadel and Fortress have found some foreign banks unwilling to accept Dodd-Frank reporting rules, conference hears
Hope and fear are two feelings that, in theory, should have little to do with central clearing. It ought to be a predictable environment, with clear rules and predetermined outcomes – almost all of which, for a client, are reassuring rather than scary....
The fact that swaps traders at Goldman Sachs and a handful of other dealers made a lot of money in 2008 and 2009 as a result of the industry’s switch to collateral-based valuation is an open secret. Exactly how they did it, and how much they made, has...
Early adopters of over-the-counter derivatives clearing tended to be the big beasts of the buy-side universe, but smaller firms – such as France’s OFI Asset Management – are coming on board as well. By Tom Osborn
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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