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
Current treatment of initial margin on uncleared swaps will cost Australian banks $21 billion
Asia still behind on global rules forcing subsidiarisation of foreign banks in the region
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In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.