Whether pricing a plain vanilla swap or agreeing to raise the US debt ceiling, apparently simple acts proved surprisingly difficult this year. Risk magazine staff look back at some of the year’s big...
Banks in Asia-Pacific complain about dollar dominance in new standard CSA – prompting Isda to rethink its plans
Omnibus structure meant clearing clients of MF Global outside the US were asked to double up on collateral payments. Use of the structure for OTC markets is now in doubt
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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Asset-backed credit support could be a viable option for energy producers wishing to better utilise the value of their assets to manage collateral obligations under hedge transactions, write Chad Mills, Chris Hayes and Jon Hoff
Junk-rated export lender says it has enough reserve liquidity to meet obligations while it is being wound up - but dealers are not convinced
European Central Bank offers central securities depositories (CSDs) financial incentives to sign up to T2S early; governing council gives CSDs until the end of April to agree
Jefferies is suing International Derivatives Clearing Group over claims the central counterparty’s futures contracts would replicate over-the-counter swaps – a case that turns on collateral and margin differences in the cleared and uncleared markets....
The extraterritorial application of US uncleared margin proposals will make it tough for US banks to compete with their foreign counterparts in swaps business unless the proposals are copied by regulators in other international jurisdictions. That’s...
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