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Banks in Asia-Pacific complain about dollar dominance in new standard CSA – prompting Isda to rethink its plans
Omnibus structure meant clearing clients of MF Global outside the US were asked to double up on collateral payments. Use of the structure for OTC markets is now in doubt
Coming up with the money
Junk-rated export lender says it has enough reserve liquidity to meet obligations while it is being wound up - but dealers are not convinced
European Central Bank offers central securities depositories (CSDs) financial incentives to sign up to T2S early; governing council gives CSDs until the end of April to agree
Draft language could affect the way hedge funds perform their own internal credit analysis
The increasing need for liquid, high grade assets under Basel III capital requirements will likely squeeze liquidity in the types of eligible collateral required by central counterparty (CCP) cleari...
Follow the leader?
New CSA, new challenge
The latest Reserve Bank of India revised draft guidelines for securitised transactions released late September have drawn criticism from market participants for being far too restrictive, with one l...
Dealers say they won’t join clearing houses that are not robust – and have already blackballed one central counterparty. As a result, the initial margin methodologies employed by the big rates c...
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.