CDS users face collateral hike because SEC rule means clearing members are not yet able to offer CDS cross-margining to their clients – but there are hopes of a last-minute exemption
Only registrants to date are MBIA and Cournot Financial Products – firms that have not traded derivatives since 2008
Preparations are "running very smoothly" says CFTC chairman, ahead of first clearing deadline
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Overseer of Volcker rule work says five US agencies should produce a single rule – and are not planning to harmonise it with Europe's ring-fencing proposals
Rule 1001 would route trades cleared at CME exclusively into its swap data repository. The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation claims the rule is a ruse to skirt Commodity Futures Trading Commis...
Swap execution facility rules could be finalised in weeks, but CFTC commissioner gives little away on the detail
The vast majority of respondents feel regulators have not provided them with sufficient information to implement new derivatives rules
Breaking the rules
The CFTC’s to-do list from Sefs to Volcker
Prints and be damned
Down to the wire
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