Three regulators, including the RBA, reveal how they will decide whether and when to implement mandatory clearing requirements for OTC derivatives
When a small group of firms became subject to the first US clearing mandate in March, outstanding notionals for clearing-eligible products temporarily dipped. With a larger group of firms set to start...
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In the US, segregation of client assets is a simple matter – only one approach is allowed for over-the-counter trades. But in Europe, where there are more clearing houses, and no prescribed approach, things are messier. And it could be dealers, not...
With March 11 receding from view, all eyes have turned to the second stage of the US clearing roll-out. No-one knows precisely how many derivatives users will be caught this time, but estimates go as high as 2,000, and dealers, clearing houses and middleware...
The recent doubling of the People’s Bank of China’s swap facility with Singapore highlights the increasing importance of the Asean region to the use of RMB – potentially giving the South-east Asian city-state an advantage over Hong Kong in the battle...
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