So far the European Union and the US have dominated the global debate over the implementation of the central clearing of OTC derivatives. But with key deadlines for both Emir and Dodd-Frank approaching,...
Australian regulators are looking at whether to mandate clearing of OTC derivatives, but the market is already moving to clear without a mandate in place
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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US clearing rules do not exempt SPVs, but industry is split on whether other exemptions - for unclearable swaps - would apply
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Indian reticence over Emir steps up pressure on EC equivalency regime
In the US, banks with more than $10 billion in assets will be required to clear from June 10 – and the smallest of these institutions may not be attractive clients. Some are struggling to be ready in time, but others have shown it can be done. By Joe...
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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