Banks and pension plans are waiting for the US Department of Labor to clarify whether initial margin counts as plan assets
LCH.Clearnet makes inroads into the domestic Australian market with its SwapClear service
In this white paper, Gordon Russell, Global Head of Risk at Broadridge Investment Management Solutions argues that the chances of survival in this new environment will be greater for funds that implement solutions to efficiently and cost-effectively manage data and risk.
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Asset managers in Asia are being hindered in preparing for OTC clearing by a lack of clarity over location
Sefs could lose out if OTC trading volumes move into listed products, says CFTC commissioner - but he is "comfortable" with decision to approve the CME's new swap future contract
New rules would see OTC markets over-margined, while futures may be under-margined - and there could be systemic implications
Speaking at the Asia Risk Congress, CIMB head of rates, funding and structuring Chu Kok Wei sets out his concerns over the move to central clearing in the region
Buy-side firms argue new regulations will create a collateral squeeze – despite claims by a Bank of England official that the fears are overplayed
CCPs should be required to make details of their models public, says the Bank of England’s payments and infrastructure division head
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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.