Central counterparty (ccp)
Stockholm-based TriOptima has designed a way to transfer unclearable risk into a central counterparty. All the company has to do now is convince the world’s regulators to change their rules. By Michael...
International regulators and central banks trying to avoid "nightmare" of fragmented clearing system
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Boston-based State Street traces its history to 1792, less than a decade after the conclusion of the American Revolution. Today, the bank is hoping to profit by clinging to the coat-tails of another revolution: the overhaul of the over-the-counter derivatives...
It's not easy for participants in today’s markets to predict the future – but, for Newedge, there is an added complication. The firm is jointly owned by Société Générale and the investment banking arm of Crédit Agricole, and there has been speculation...
Banks are still reeling from the revelation last month that staff at Barclays lied about the bank’s borrowing costs in an attempt to manipulate Libor and Euribor benchmark rates – behaviour that resulted in a roughly $450 million settlement with...
"When is enough, enough?” Kenneth Griffin wants to know. The founder and chief executive of Citadel, the Chicago-based asset manager and market-maker, blames dealer lobbying for the slow implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act’s rules on clearing, and...
Over-the-counter derivatives have been a popular way for many buy-side firms to take or hedge risk for more than two decades, but they may be about to lose their appeal. Regulatory reform will impose new capital and liquidity constraints on banks, which...
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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