Central counterparty (ccp)
Fifty-four per cent of respondents say new capital rules for bank exposures to central counterparty default funds makes it unattractive to offer client clearing services
James Kemp, managing director of the global foreign exchange division, talks to FX Week about the biggest regulatory challenges of 2012
More guidance needed on CCP rules, study finds
This handy guide reviews the various steps banks are taking to improve their risk management techniques, looking at the benefits and pitfalls of each one.
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With 12 months to go until all standardised over-the-counter derivatives are due to be centrally cleared – a deadline set in 2009 by the Group of 20 nations – it’s still not obvious how, and even whether, the system will work. Some banks have thrown...
Being asked to achieve more with fewer resources is a common gripe in any walk of life – but increasingly so for credit portfolio managers. The past 12 months saw them having to manage the shifting risk profiles associated with the eurozone debt crisis,...
There was no shortage of work for derivatives lawyers in 2011, but Allen & Overy found itself deeply involved in arguably the two biggest issues – the implications of the Greek debt crisis for existing credit default swaps (CDSs), and the rebuilding...
Towards the end of the classic 1933 version of King Kong, a huge ape is brought into the heart of New York, breaks his chains and escapes into the city streets, swatting aside cars, police, pedestrians and even an elevated train. This could be an allegory...
The European Central Bank’s insistence that all euro clearing take place within the eurozone was at the heart of December’s row between the UK and the rest of the European Union. David Cameron was feted by some for his defence of London’s financial...
Margin efficiency is going to be key to both listed and OTC derivatives markets, but the equity market has been lagging - a result of regulatory opacity
Technology can provide a competitive advantage in banking. How it is applied by Tier 1 and Tier 2 institutions, to the benefit for their risk management systems, is discussed.
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