In this video, Nick Sawyer talks to Risk’s editor, Duncan Wood, about clearing mandates in the US and a new Risk survey on client clearing
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
More Duncan Wood articles
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
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 Osborn
The financial crisis has given lots of worn truisms a dusting down and a fresh lick of paint - among them, the notion that cash is king. Over the course of the last five years, it has been applied to everything from Basel III's new liquidity ratios to...
What does it mean to be courageous, in the context of regulation? Sheila Bair, former chairwoman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in the US, uses the term in this month's cover story, to describe Federal Reserve proposals that would regulate...
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...
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.
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