European institutional investors are using exchange-traded funds to position themselves in high-yield and emerging markets bonds ahead of expected interest rate hikes
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Structured products in the US can fall under the jurisdiction of the SEC, state regulators and Finra. Representatives from each were speakers at this year’s Structured Products Americas conference. Richard Jory reports
In the search for global domination through laws, laws and more laws, regulators have taken care to ensure that absolutely every angle is covered, even the colour of the typeface in marketing materials that accompany new structured products
A gallery of photographs from the Structured Products Americas 2014 Awards Dinner held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Miami on Thursday 8 May
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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