CFTC rule poses clearing challenges for dealers whose markets close before clearing operations in London open
Democrats and Republicans finding common ground on issues including swaps push-out, says senator
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US CCPs may need committed funding to count US Treasury collateral as liquid
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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