Disputes over the valuation of collateralised derivatives trades have pushed the industry to develop a new standard credit support annex. A solution has been proposed – but some Asian banks have raised concerns about the dominant role given to the US...
OCBC subsidiary splits risk and compliance roles
HK margin rules on uncleared swaps should include exemptions, say market participants
The launch by Bloomberg of a centralised price discovery platform for equity-linked notes in Asia sets out to bring easier and more efficient access to ELN pricing information
A plea for CCPs
The comment period for the joint Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) consultation paper on the regulatory regime for OTC derivatives closed on November 30. SFC chief executive Ashley Alder and executive director...
Banks in Asia-Pacific complain about dollar dominance in new standard CSA – prompting Isda to rethink its plans
Singapore Exchange names Richard Teng as deputy chief regulatory officer and Sonia Zhang as head of risk management
Further international co-ordination is needed if the G-20 deadline for central clearing of standardised OTC derivatives is to be met, says new SFC chief executive
Risk.net poll: global Sifi status is desirable, say 31% of respondents
Remy Klammers has left Standard Chartered and is understood to be starting his own business
Financial Services Commission considers restrictions on liquidity providers to cool down Korean warrant market
Lieven Debruyne, chief executive of Schroder Investment Management (Hong Kong), is eyeing up opportunities in the dim sum bond market
ANZ issues first Australian covered bond following government reforms; covered bonds seen as part of the solution to address liquidity shortage under Basel III
Hybrids: Diversifying by unifying
China Construction Bank fortifies its leading market position
Chief risk officer Chris Page to retire after 39 years in banking. ANZ names Nigel Williams as his successor
Taking on the tail
Singapore is moving closer to the creation of an electricity futures market, according to comments made by the head of the national energy regulator.
Australia's prudential regulator publishes discussion paper for liquidity reforms under Basel III. In addition, the Reserve Bank of Australia announces further details for its committed liquidity facility to address the liquidity shortage banks will face...