Central counterparty (ccp)
Panellists at an EC conference in Brussels this morning warned CCPs have made little progress on detailed survival plans - leaving the system exposed
CFTC says 38 FCMs would be able to act as OTC clearing members under $50 million capital limit - but dealers fear it will weaken CCPs, and call for tough membership rules to redress the balance
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Forex clearing will be restricted to non-deliverable forwards as US authorities discuss whether settlement risk can be properly managed for cleared forex options, according to speakers at the FX Wee...
CFTC chairman says European regulators should expand scope of Emir to include all derivatives, rather than OTC only
Regulators should be wary about applying financial market regulation to all end-users, warn panellists
The majority of respondents to an online poll support central bank liquidity access for CCPs, but critics argue this would be likely to lead to the break-up of multi-currency clearers
Dealers say they won’t join clearing houses that are not robust – and have already blackballed one central counterparty. As a result, the initial margin methodologies employed by the big rates c...
Crunch time for corporates
To charge, or not to charge?
London-based CCP is set to launch clearing for NDFs in six currencies in mid-November, having shelved plans for options clearing while banks discuss settlement-related issues with regulators
The OTC market still does not know how to provide certainty that a trade will be cleared - but an FIA-Isda meeting in New York gave attendees a chance to look at what is on offer
Panellists at the Energy Risk Asia conference voice concerns over the extraterritorial implications of the Dodd-Frank Act
Respondents to a Risk.net poll support the UK Treasury’s decision to sue the ECB over its proposal to require CCPs clearing euro-denominated contracts to be legally incorporated in the eurozone
Dealers say CCPs need to be more transparent about how they calculate margin – including making their models fully accessible
CCP interoperability will not resolve fragmentation in the OTC markets, say panellists at Isda Europe conference in London
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