US CCPs may need committed funding to count US Treasury collateral as liquid
CCPs should have complete transparency on risk to prevent margin-related failures
Europe and the US have launched a number of initiatives as part of their drive to regulate the OTC derivatives markets. Jacqueline Low from the International Swaps and Derivatives Association explains...
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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Mandatory clearing in Europe is widely expected to start from next year, but the complex authorisation process, combined with the variety of collateral segregation models, means the start date for some clients could be much later. Tom Osborn reports
Senior executives at RBS have weighed up the bank's potential exposure to CCPs
From early next year, European derivatives users will have to clear any trades executed between the point a central counterparty is authorised and the date of a clearing obligation determination by the European Securities and Markets Authority, known...
HKMA concerned over the development of cross-border equivalence regulation
Australian securities regulator positive about receiving US approval for the domestic regulatory regime
Four fifths of respondents to a new Risk.net poll think proposed changes to the leverage ratio and CCP capital rules will make it uneconomical to become a clearing member
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.