Changes to bank capital rules on CCP exposures remove the need for bank clients to enter into contractual agreements to port trades to other clearing members
The cross-product margining maze
This three-part series looks at the various factors that firms across the ecosystem of global FX markets - from the buy-side, the sell-side, and the supporting community of technology vendors and service providers - should consider in order to, not just survive, but to thrive in this dynamic and ever-changing environment.
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Block around the clock
Costs and benefits of proposals were not properly studied, according to CFTC commissioner Jill Sommers - a failing that could expose its rules to legal challenges, lawyers warn
Hong Kong will “tentatively” introduce centralised clearing and reporting for OTC derivatives in January 2013, said Edmond Lau, HKMA executive director, at the Isda Asia-Pacific Conference 2011
ECB invokes US legal amendment providing it with broad immunities and says it might stop using US dealers unless granted exemptions from Dodd-Frank Act rules
Panellists at an EC conference in Brussels this morning warned CCPs have made little progress on detailed survival plans - leaving the system exposed
New CSA, new challenge
Forex clearing will be restricted to non-deliverable forwards as US authorities discuss whether settlement risk can be properly managed for cleared forex options, according to speakers at the FX Wee...
Growth of non-deliverable forwards market will not be hit by impending clearing laws
Dealers say they won’t join clearing houses that are not robust – and have already blackballed one central counterparty. As a result, the initial margin methodologies employed by the big rates c...
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