Stockholm-based TriOptima has designed a way to transfer unclearable risk into a central counterparty. All the company has to do now is convince the world’s regulators to change their rules. By Michael...
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Clearing houses are the bit-part actors that find themselves thrust into a leading role – a result of the Group of 20 (G-20) nations pledge to overhaul over-the-counter derivatives markets and untangle the web of bilateral exposures that exists today....
There is still room for big ideas in the over-the-counter derivatives market, but it’s a sign of the times that one of this year’s most creative new ventures is, essentially, an attempt to synthetically clear uncleared OTC products. TriOptima calls...
Basel Committee addresses long-standing complaints over default fund exposures and client clearing
Federal Reserve proposals limiting counterparty risk could put RBS and the UK government in one pot – potentially forcing US banks to cut exposure to both
Working group publishes proposed margin rules for uncleared trades – bringing global rules in line with an earlier US proposal
Swedish regulators believe risk weights for mortgages at the country’s big four lenders are too low, and are due to announce a mechanical fix – possibly a combination of floors and multipliers. Banks are worried about the incentives that creates....
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.
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