Regulators want capital and margin rules to encourage central clearing, but analysis suggests costs may currently be higher in the cleared world
Supervisors should ask dealers to prove they are favouring standardised products, says Fed official
With the large overlap between the requirements of prime broking and clearing there is an opportunity for the sector to provide a lead role in OTC clearing in Asia. But what restrictions are there on prime...
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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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, Masamichi Kono of the Japan Financial Services Agency...
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
Client clearing is a new business for the over-the-counter derivatives market, with untested rules and – so far – largely unproven services. To shed some light on pricing and practices as the first clearing mandates take effect, Risk surveyed 21 early...
Hope and fear are two feelings that, in theory, should have little to do with central clearing. It ought to be a predictable environment, with clear rules and predetermined outcomes – almost all of which, for a client, are reassuring rather than scary....
US clearing rules do not exempt SPVs, but industry is split on whether other exemptions - for unclearable swaps - would apply
Clearing rules for over-the-counter derivatives are prompting buy-side firms to revisit long-standing futures clearing relationships, with some customers choosing to house both sets of business in the same place. Big swaps players say this hands them...
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.
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