Central counterparty (ccp)
With March 11 receding from view, all eyes have turned to the second stage of the US clearing roll-out. No-one knows precisely how many derivatives users will be caught this time, but estimates go as high...
Single bank default could affect multiple CCPs, leading to crippling default contribution for existing members and a chain of bank failures
Many derivatives users in Asia expect to clear through local CCPs, creating the potential for liquidity fragmentation and higher costs
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 Esma recognition for various Asian CCPs wholly uncertain at this point, European banks operating in the region face a stark strategic choice to stay in some markets
Moves to central clearing of many derivatives will mean hedge assets and margin will be valued using the overnight interest rate. Yet insurers’ liabilities are still valued with reference to a Libor rate. For those insurers that are significant users...
The move to central clearing poses a huge documentation challenge. A standard template has been developed for European derivatives users – but will this solve the problem? By Duncan Wood and Lukas Becker
A variety of clearing houses are emerging in Asia – in some cases, backed by domestic clearing requirements for local currency derivatives. That poses some difficult questions for participants active across the region. Should they sign up to all of...
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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