The beauty of diversity
Changes to bank capital rules on CCP exposures remove the need for bank clients to enter into contractual agreements to port trades to other clearing members
This three-part series looks at the various factors that firms across the ecosystem of global FX markets - from the buy-side, the sell-side, and the supporting community of technology vendors and service providers - should consider in order to, not just survive, but to thrive in this dynamic and ever-changing environment.
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Revised Basel rules provide little capital incentive for clearing members to clear trades on behalf of clients, bankers argue
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A senior official at the Hong Kong securities watchdog says some exceptions are likely to be made to proposed new extraterritoriality rules on mandatory clearing and reporting OTC derivatives in Hon...
Hong Kong will “tentatively” introduce centralised clearing and reporting for OTC derivatives in January 2013, said Edmond Lau, HKMA executive director, at the Isda Asia-Pacific Conference 2011
Panellists speaking at a derivatives industry event in Hong Kong believe Asia is unlikely to meet its obligations to have full mandatory clearing in 14 months – the deadline established in the 200...
CFTC says 38 FCMs would be able to act as OTC clearing members under $50 million capital limit - but dealers fear it will weaken CCPs, and call for tough membership rules to redress the balance
Forex clearing will be restricted to non-deliverable forwards as US authorities discuss whether settlement risk can be properly managed for cleared forex options, according to speakers at the FX Wee...
Growth of non-deliverable forwards market will not be hit by impending clearing laws
The majority of respondents to an online poll support central bank liquidity access for CCPs, but critics argue this would be likely to lead to the break-up of multi-currency clearers
The Central Bank of Chile has the authority to stop financial institutions netting down their transactions, which participants fear might prevent central counterparties from being able to clear cont...
Dealers say they won’t join clearing houses that are not robust – and have already blackballed one central counterparty. As a result, the initial margin methodologies employed by the big rates c...
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