EU-US trade talks won't tackle swaps reform – Risk.net poll

Roughly two-thirds believe trade talks would help fix swaps problems

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Gareth Murphy, Central Bank of Ireland

Market participants do not expect US and European Union trade negotiators to be given the job of resolving conflicts arising from cross-border swaps reforms, although over two-thirds of respondents to a Risk.net poll believe it would be helpful to put these issues on the agenda of the ongoing Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks.

Asked two questions – whether it would help to make swaps reform a TTIP item and whether it will happen – 64% of respondents said it would not ha

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