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A change in CFTC rules could lead to clearing members having to increase default fund contributions at CME and other US CCPs
HM Revenue & Customs "does not wish to discourage" client clearing business, which is caught by UK balance sheet tax
Liquidity and political risk considerations hinder Thai rice producers' attempts to hedge out looming downside risk
Easing of documentary requirements increases onshore renminbi hedging
Baringa Partners survey suggests firms may struggle to cope with European financial regulation
Eleven CCPs say they will apply to Esma for approval – sparing European members a capital hit – but Canada's CDCC has no plans to go through the process
Third-party collateral requirements not acknowledged in current standard clearing broker contracts
Two different sets of master agreements cause stalemate between banks and securities firms
Are insurers prepared for central clearing of OTC derivatives?
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.