Asian CCPs under pressure from EU third-country equivalence/recognition deadline squeeze
Nick Smith appointed as replacement
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Inconsistent rules are damaging financial intermediation, says senior Japanese banker
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Australian regulators are looking at whether to mandate clearing of OTC derivatives, but the market is already moving to clear without a mandate in place
Extraterritorial aspects of European legislation such as Emir likely to be keenly felt by Asian firms, says Asifma
Economic fundamentals, not credit ratings, should drive Basel III risk weightings, argues CIMB markets head
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Infrastructure to clear RMB trades in Singapore is now live
Institutions are creating demand for Topix options, outweighing supply
Facing pressure from domestic producers and chronic pollution, China's authorities are considering clamps on low grade coal imports – potentially increasing swap activity
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