Central counterparty (ccp)
A proposal prohibiting an Isda-FIA clearing document highlights rift within CFTC, with Republican appointees claiming they were kept in the dark
All four Bats Europe and UBS MTF central counterparties now allow interoperability
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Banks such as Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse have chosen EuroCCP to clear their trades under new system of interoperability
Internal Revenue Service changes rules so the back-loading of derivatives trades to CCPs would not constitute a tax event for buy-side firms
The need to provide portability could pressure CCPs to lean more heavily on initial margin than default funds to absorb losses
Australia’s financial regulators are leaning towards mandatory clearing for the local interest rate derivatives market – and may conclude that any central counterparty that serves the market has to be based locally. Two firms are vying to be the dominant...
The new liquidity rules agreed last year by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision use the word ‘contingent’ 24 times – and not in a light-hearted way. The document mentions contingent liquidity events, contingent outflows, contingent liabilities,...
Users of client clearing services want to know their cleared trades have a home if the original provider collapses. Quietly, some dealers are offering guarantees, but they fear the regulatory treatment these contingent funding liabilities might receive....
Inter-affiliate trades under US rules may be subject to the same clearing, execution and uncleared margin requirements as other derivatives – making them expensive, or even impossible. Dealers are also grappling with how the rules will dovetail with...
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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