With multiple trade repositories appearing in a number of asset classes, including foreign exchange, market participants are considering how competing repositories should collaborate to avoid data i...
A consultation on OTC clearing is expected in the coming months, but a key question will not be answered
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A hammer to crack a nut, or a chance for everybody to win? Buy-side panellists disagree on the merits of central clearing
Eligible collateral for CCP margin needs to be reviewed – and regulators also need to ensure the clearing exemption for some end-users is not negated by Basel capital rules, say buy-side firms
Consistent reporting to multiple trade repositories under new OTC regulations will depend on the successful adoption of legal identifiers
Competition in forex clearing intensifies as LCH.Clearnet receives regulatory approval and Ice explains how its rival offering will differentiate itself
Central clearing will place a huge burden on end-users, forcing CCPs to consider how best to create operational and margin efficiencies
US regulations on mandatory clearing and uncleared margin could put US dealers at a competitive disadvantage in Europe, says EIB
Default fund contributions will be too onerous for South African banks, say conference participants
Custodial accounts worry OTC clearers
Towards two-way CSAs
Maintaining parity with international peers, not derivatives market liquidity, the main criterion for introducing central counterparty clearing, according to the Korean Exchange
Regulators must adopt a calibrated approach to mandated collateral so that short-dated FX swaps and forwards are not caught up in the rules unnecessarily, argue market participants
A proposal by the Monetary Authority of Singapore to exempt forex swaps and forwards from mandatory clearing is seen as a positive move to harmonise treatment of foreign exchange with the US
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