US regulations on mandatory clearing and uncleared margin could put US dealers at a competitive disadvantage in Europe, says EIB
Counterparties will have to post variation margin on uncleared trades – but questions remain over which firms will have to post and collect initial margin
The latest council draft adds a CVA capital charge exemption for sovereign derivatives transactions – potentially removing one of the big unintended consequences of CRD IV, participants say
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Beyond the big three
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