The leading question
Fees charged by clearing members can vary wildly – and low-cost providers may try to terminate relationships if they prove unprofitable, panellists warn
Dealers, clients and clearing houses need to work together to resolve problems caused by intraday margin calls, say panellists
Buy-side firms will struggle to finish legal and operational work ahead of US mandated clearing deadlines – and they are not the only ones, says panel
Complications over close-out mechanisms and segregation models will delay the European addendum by up to three months, say dealers
Unclear on clearing
What will clearing cost?
Dealers expect new rules to hit the profitability of their business, but fewer expect to be able to pass the costs along – and more are anticipating a big drop in OTC trading volumes
Clearing members would be forced to guarantee trades executed by their clients' clients - on terms the member firms have not agreed
Two Australian banks speaking at Risk & Return Australia are critical of LCH.Clearnet for not meeting local market needs with its central clearing operation
Five months after launch, ForexClear is ready to start offering client clearing and to add five new currencies to the service, pending the approval of the FSA and the CFTC
In the balance?
International regulators and central banks trying to avoid "nightmare" of fragmented clearing system
Margin efficiency: The new battleground
With over-the-counter derivatives markets in flux, picking winners and losers is a tough job. This is where Risk’s editorial team nails its colours to the mast. By Lukas Becker, Matt Cameron, Laurie Carver, Clive Davidson, Ramya Jaidev, Peter Madigan,...
Taking on the Street
'Fair and unconflicted' but under pressure
Difficult choices ahead
OTC market-maker in waiting
‘Jury out’ on OTC derivatives