Resolution regimes are “not a power grab” by regulators, says BoE’s Gracie
Different treatment of public and private banks stymied netting – but this could now change
Lawyers cool on Lehman's chances, but warn victory would harm swaps market
Working group still grappling with capital, timing, bankruptcy issues
Not too big to fail?
Court will rule on compromise agreement between bankrupt city and swaps counterparties
Hinging on trust
Editorial: Blowing in the wind
Asia still behind on global rules forcing subsidiarisation of foreign banks in the region
Too-big-to-fail: the next Chapter
MF Global’s bankruptcy is unlikely to significantly impact commodity markets, participants say, but could affect the Dodd-Frank rule-making process
Resolution regimes rule, OK?
Bankruptcy: flaw in the law?
Trustees relieved as settlement looks imminent
Blockbuster bankruptcy highlights dangers to investors of obsolete business models
Investors in Chinese corporate bonds may struggle to recover their money in the event of a bankruptcy, according to FS Asia Advisory.
Derivatives safe harbours are viewed as crucial to close-out netting. However, they are under siege from the US Congress, where legislators have tried to undo the protections given to market participants when a counterparty defaults. Mark Pengelly reports
Living wills have quickly emerged as a new measure to ensure banks are better prepared for the next crisis. But clear definitions of exactly what information they should contain and how they should be drawn are lacking
Amendment to US financial reform package proposes an end to derivatives safe harbours