Isda estimates that mandatory clearing and margin could require the posting of up to $30 trillion of initial margin have been inflated, not least because of a likely exemption for forex swaps and fo...
Cash-rich corporates could replace capital-constrained dealers as providers of collateral transformation services, according to one asset manager
The first clearing mandates are unlikely to be in place in Europe before August 2013, says Bank of England’s head of payments and infrastructure division
This webinar on September 17th looks at the challenges of GRC, key trends, motives for improvement, future investments, and obstacles that banks and other financial institutions face in trying to improve and integrate their risk management strategy
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Panellists at Asia Risk Congress say there needs to be clarity on close-out netting in certain countries before establishing CCPs
The benefits of local trade repositories outweigh the possible disadvantages of multiple reporting requirements, says executive director of HKMA’s financial infrastructure unit
Esma's decision to make indirect clearing an optional service could leave smaller firms without clearing access, according to a poll of Risk.net readers
Japan’s central counterparty proposes a 20-fold lower capital threshold for membership for it to qualify as a recognised clearing house under US rules; it also started successfully clearing yen in...
After the initial launch in July, CCIL moves to phase two in its trade repository build-out
A re-reading of the CFTC's phase-in rules for central clearing is prompting alarm among buy- and sell-side firms
A panel of experts discuss the challenges posed new regulation - and in particular, those relating to data collection and reporting
Preventing a clearing contract crunch
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The FSA’s Gerald Sampson says large, complex banks may struggle to meet a 2016 deadline for risk data aggregation and reporting standards
First Asian exchange to offer client clearing looking to dramatically alter the terms to become an OTC client clearing member
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.