Derivatives exchange of the year: CME Group

Risk awards 2011


Exchanges would appear to be one of the winners from regulatory change designed to tighten up the over-the-counter derivatives market. The Group of 20 nations has called on banks to trade all standardised OTC derivatives contracts on exchanges or electronic trading platforms, where appropriate, and clear through central counterparties by the end of 2012. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which was signed into law in the US in July, has similar provisions – swap contr