Pension funds tend not to have a lot of cash lying around, making it difficult for them to meet clearing house margin calls. Specialist asset manager Insight Investment is pressing for a solution. By Tom...
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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In the US, segregation of client assets is a simple matter – only one approach is allowed for over-the-counter trades. But in Europe, where there are more clearing houses, and no prescribed approach, things are messier. And it could be dealers, not...
Europe and the US are at loggerheads over the territorial scope of new derivatives rules – as evidenced by a new financial stability review from the Banque de France – but agreement can be reached, says Sylvie Matherat, the central bank’s deputy...
The move to central clearing poses a huge documentation challenge. A standard template has been developed for European derivatives users – but will this solve the problem? By Duncan Wood and Lukas Becker
Cross-border resolution could be harder under US-style capital and liquidity plans, says Finma's head of bank supervision
This month's cover story illustration uses Dr Frankenstein’s monster as a visual metaphor for dealers’ attempts to apply fair-value accounting to funding valuation adjustment (FVA). In part, that’s because the results, so far, are ugly – the numbers...
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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