Buy-side firms in Asia gear up for clearing

Gearing up for clearing

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Getting into gear: buy-side clearing

It’s now just a matter of months until the end-2012 deadline set by the Group of 20 (G-20) nations for standardised derivatives to be cleared through central counterparties (CCPs). While many regulators now privately acknowledge that the deadline is unlikely to be met – at least, for all jurisdictions and all products – the largest buy-side firms are starting to gear up to begin clearing. That means deciding on what clearing members to use, and agreeing services and fees.

Several buy-side firms

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