Andrew Tjaardstra reviews the major mandates from asset managers, pension funds, insurers and banks during the year 2011
The vast majority of over-the-counter trades will be cleared or collateralised in future – but sovereign derivatives users have been digging their heels in, generating increasingly painful funding and...
Private banks have tended to concentrate on the super-wealthy – clients they now call professional investors – but as new regulations governing structured products continue to categorise most high-net-worth...
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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Belgian banks are targeting private clients with structured products that do not comply with the Financial Services and Markets Authority's moratorium, say market participants
Risk perceptions on European banks fall as Merkel and Sarkozy agree to produce a recapitalisation plan within the month
The decision by Moody’s to downgrade Lloyds and RBS fails to spark surge in CDS spreads, while other European banks finish more or less unchanged on the week despite continuing woes in the eurozone
The Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority initiative to restrict the distribution of structured products deemed unsuitable for retail investors is paving the way for new legislation later this year. Will the likely demise of reverse convertibles...
While financial markets dither and dive over the notoriously brittle and news-hungry summer months, there remains one certainty, and that is the constant stream of directives, dictats and guidance from regulators. They are everywhere and in every form...
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.
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