Risk awards 2014: The winners


Many US derivatives users were very much looking forward to the September 2 Labor Day holiday. The previous few months had been a blur of activity as the first US clearing mandates came into force, starting with the largest swap dealers in March and followed by the deadline many were concerned about – clearing for large end-users on June 10. Aside from a few technical glitches, those first mandates went relatively smoothly. Another deadline was looming on September 9 for smaller, less-frequent d