A change in CFTC rules could lead to clearing members having to increase default fund contributions at CME and other US CCPs
The role played by rating agencies in the crisis is well documented, but the new regulatory framework gives similar powers and privileges to clearing houses – and leaves them exposed to the same weaknesses...
Third-party collateral requirements not acknowledged in current standard clearing broker contracts
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Only two FCMs are currently offering margin offsets between interest rate swaps and futures at CME
Banks and technology providers are firmly in the mix when it comes to creating sophisticated platforms on which private bankers and even retail advisers can build structured products. But complications are preventing a clear sense of when the multi-dealer...
The two biggest clearing houses for interest rate swaps, CME and LCH.Clearnet, have different margin models – which may affect the prices charged to clients by clearing members. It could also affect the contest between the two venues. Joe Rennison reports...
The forex market has plenty of third-party multi-dealer platforms on which clients can request quotes from several sources. With this model in place, why do so many banks remain wedded to single-dealer solutions? Jonathan Lopez reports
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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