Time for action

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The Counterparty Risk Management Policy Group (CRMPG) recently called on the derivatives industry to implement T+0 reconciliation by the end of 2009, as noted in this column last month.1 The CRMPG's proposal is for all major sell-side derivatives market-makers and buy-side end-users to co-operate in specifying and then implementing a fully electronic trade representation and matching system, to achieve daily transaction confirmation and full portfolio value reconciliation on a T+0 basis. My o