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Investors should heed the lessons of the credit crunch by changing the products they invest in, said senior BNP Paribas bankers speaking at Risk ’s 2008 Derivatives Summit in London.
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.