Central counterparty (ccp)
An apparent requirement to accept certain liquid assets as collateral, including gold and high-quality corporate bonds, worries clearing houses
Foreign exchange forwards and swaps should be cleared under Dodd-Frank despite industry reservations
Banks, market infrastructures and industry associations prepare to move forward with regulatory preparation, now that fx swaps and forwards are set to be exempt
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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Dealers want sovereign clients to start posting collateral, but European Union reporting rules make that tricky. Raising funds to post collateral would have an impact on national debt figures – and the same is also true when receiving cash collateral....
The Basel Committee has proposed a zero risk weight for collateral posted to a central counterparty, if those assets are bankruptcy-remote. What impact will this have on the way clearing houses treat collateral posted with them? Matt Cameron reports
Given the speed at which different regulators are firing out new directives on the derivatives market, it’s almost inevitable there will be some crossover, some inconsistency and some out-and-out contradiction. Numerous examples have already popped...
The US Securities and Exchange Commission is at the forefront of efforts to reform the over-the-counter derivatives market and prevent another flash crash. At the same time, it has also been trying to fix its own failings, highlighted by the Madoff scandal....
The launch of new central counterparties across the globe presents huge opportunities for providers of risk management and trading systems focused on this sector. What functionality do these systems provide – and would they meet the requirements of...
Isda's Conrad Voldstad, along with Credit Suisse's Eraj Shirvani and Stephen O'Connor of Morgan Stanley discuss the near future for the derivatives industry
SEC chair says Dodd-Frank Act should be adapted to fit markets
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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