Central counterparty (ccp)
An implementation plan for the new standard CSA is set to be reviewed by the Isda board in September, with a first-phase roll-out expected as early as the second quarter of 2012
A proposal prohibiting an Isda-FIA clearing document highlights rift within CFTC, with Republican appointees claiming they were kept in the dark
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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All four Bats Europe and UBS MTF central counterparties now allow interoperability
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....
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future