Preparations are "running very smoothly" says CFTC chairman, ahead of first clearing deadline
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Australian domestic clearing house hoping to use lower margin costs as a means to win market share
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Like many smaller markets that have signed up to the Group of 20’s reform agenda, South Africa has no onshore clearing house for over-the-counter derivatives. The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is building one, but local banks have already started using...
As the search for a viable clearing mechanism for FX options begins, market participants suggest clearing won't begin before 2014
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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