Clearer will no longer boot out member firms when they drop below BBB threshold. Downgrades planned by Moody's Investors Service could have left Morgan Stanley a notch away from expulsion
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It doesn’t seem a lot to ask – when entering into a trade that is legally required to clear, it would be nice to know that the counterparty has access to a clearing house. Unfortunately, what seems like a simple formality is fraught with difficulty....
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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
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