Several Asian nations could compel their banks to clear swaps in-country - others seek to join foreign CCPs on special terms
Ice Clear Europe accepts gold for margin, while LCH.Clearnet is also working on extending eligible collateral
Eurex Clearing offers more ways to rein-in risk
Having to post cash as variation margin to central counterparties (CCPs) will cause substantial yield losses for pension funds that conduct liability-driven investment (LDI) strategies, according to fund managers.
Jean-Michel Godeffroy, chairman of the T2S programme board at the European Central Bank, talks through the future of the settlement platform with Melanie White of ICFA Magazine
US regulator is working on registration procedures, as well as market abuse codes, says CFTC CIO Rogers
European Central Bank's Vítor Constâncio says central counterparties should get access to central bank liquidity so long as they're regulated
Keith Noyes, Asia-Pacific regional director at the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (Isda), speaks to Lianna Brinded about regulatory changes and the impact they will have on the energy and commodities markets.
Not so clear
A clear choice
Eurex move ignites multiple CCP debate
Proposed limits on CCP ownership aimed at reducing conflicts of interest
Chicago Merchantile Exchange's (CME) Asia energy and metals chief says the group’s central counterparty clearing (CCP) house removes the possibility of a ‘black swan’ incident
Forcing energy and commodities contracts into central counterparty (CCP) clearing is “potentially dangerous”, says Isda's Noyes
Competing for business will not fatally undermine derivatives clearing – as long as the system is well regulated, speakers claim
SGX president Muthukrishnan Ramaswami says the new interbank OTC clearing service for SGD and USD interest rate swaps will target Asian banks as a start, and soon global investment banks that trade with Asian counterparties. Asian local currencies non-deliverable...
Middleware at fault for Barclays clearing break
Eurex has halted the marketing of its credit default swap (CDS) clearing operation after failing to attract sufficient business, Risk understands.
The challenges of central clearing