Esma unable to grant equivalence on Hong Kong's OTC clearing regime as framework is not yet in place
CME Group has no plans to alter haircuts on US Treasury bills, despite some concern that politicians will fail to avert a US default on October 17
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US regulators have made a number of changes to rules on the segregation of client margin. Taken together, they could increase funding costs for clearing members – which could ultimately be passed on to end-users, writes Diana Shapiro
Thomas Book, chief executive of Eurex Clearing, says it remains to be seen whether the standards for central counterparties set in Europe will be matched around the globe
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.