Australia-based Yieldbroker can continue to service US clients while CFTC considers its Sef application.
Increased funding options welcomed in the face of a potential spike in Australia consumer credit growth
Ashley Alder says European cross-border CCP regulation is not relevant to Asian markets
Dealers access JGB pools for collateral upgrade trades – with Australian and Singapore dollar deals on the horizon
Loss of capital fungibility creates systemic risk, according to BAML compliance head
Asia Risk awards 2013 winner: UBS – House of the Year, Australia
Australian securities regulator positive about receiving US approval for the domestic regulatory regime
Australian industry needs additional time to set up trade reporting infrastructure
Sydney-based Origin Energy was able to raise $500 million against non-core assets in two structured deals by Goldman Sachs
Australian regulator blasts potentially misleading marketing documents
Best in Australia
While Singapore will mandate single-sided trade reporting, regulators in Australia and Hong Kong will follow the European Union’s requirement for dual reporting, leading to concerns among market participants
Risk Australia: Clearing broker collateral replacement mechanisms could put asset managers in breach of client mandates
Third-party collateral requirements not acknowledged in current standard clearing broker contracts
Alternative Ucits performance lags hedge fund gains
Global regulatory agenda drives switch from market-based incentives to clearing
Australia's electricity derivatives market had been picking up since the global financial crisis, but volumes have declined in recent years. Firms blame the slowdown on a combination of slim trading opportunities and uncertainty over plans to curb emissions...
Australian trade reporting rules to be in force by October
Supervisors must decide whether to include electricity in derivatives reform despite high prices and industry opposition
Two's a crowd?
Returns for hedging via long-term cross-currency swaps are attractive, but few are able to do so because of the lack of credit support annexes in place
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