Asia regulators try to work together as trade repository regimes begin in 2013

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Over the course of 2013, derivatives markets in Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong will begin mandatory reporting regimes for over-the-counter derivatives trades – and will be leading the way in the region by doing so. Trade reporting requirements were one of the key facets that made up the Group of 20 (G-20) agreement in 2009, aimed at allowing regulators to monitor and assess the level of systemic risk in their financial markets. Crucial to the success of the enterprise is cross-border co