End-users will stop using derivatives – Risk.net poll

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End-users will stop using derivatives if proposed margin requirements on uncleared trades come into force, according to a majority of Risk.net readers.

Sixty per cent of respondents to a survey thought end-users will opt not to use derivatives as a result of proposals published in July by the Working Group on Margining Requirements – a body run jointly by the International Organization of Securities Commissions and the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. If those rules come into force, deriv