The deadline set by the G-20 to clear all standardised OTC derivatives has passed but a lack of regulatory clarity over the shape of reform is hampering banks in the region
Banks and pension plans are waiting for the US Department of Labor to clarify whether initial margin counts as plan assets
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CCP is not collecting enough collateral, member firms say. New model is being reviewed by FSA
Asset managers in Asia are being hindered in preparing for OTC clearing by a lack of clarity over location
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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