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Draft European Securities and Markets Authority rules on indirect clearing caused uproar when they appeared in June. The regulator removed the most controversial elements in its final text, but dealers are still in the dark about the capital treatment...
On September 18, CME Group launched an interest rate swap futures contract for the second time – 10 years after its first attempt. The original product never took off, so what’s different this time? Well, everything. Back in 2002, the CME’s pitch...
A lack of standard documentation has held up the growth of client clearing, so the launch of a new Futures Industry Association-International Swaps and Derivatives Association contract should speed things up – but it’s not a panacea. Lukas Becker...
After three years of work, client clearing volumes have started to rocket in recent months – but it may not be enough to avoid a last-minute stampede. Tom Newton reports
Gazprom's UK-based trading subsidiary is hoping not to be hit by a clearing requirement - but has been doing its sums just in case, the company's treasurer, Michael Kawski, tells Lukas Becker
A little over five months ago, on April 16, 2012, new and improved regulatory standards were published: the twenty-four Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures of the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS) and the International Organization...
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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