Hundreds more firms will be required to start clearing in the US today, and FCMs are warning there could be an increase in rejected trades as a result
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Supervisors should ask dealers to prove they are favouring standardised products, says Fed official
This webinar on September 17th looks at the challenges of GRC, key trends, motives for improvement, future investments, and obstacles that banks and other financial institutions face in trying to improve and integrate their risk management strategy
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Equivalence and substituted compliance issues must be resolved quickly, or financial markets will be affected, says Kono at Japanese FSA
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Banks will have a six-month grace period before they must finally start clearing by July 2014
Three regulators, including the RBA, reveal how they will decide whether and when to implement mandatory clearing requirements for 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.