Writing to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in November 2010, the general counsel of MF Global highlighted what the firm saw as a key risk in the shift to central clearing for over-the-counter...
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...
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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Disputes over the valuation of trades backed by multi-currency credit support annex (CSA) agreements – allowing counterparties to post collateral in multiple currencies and assets – have pushed the industry to develop a new standard CSA. Progress...
Uncollateralised trades will consume up to four times more capital under Basel III, dealers say. If that translates into a similar jump in pricing, corporates believe they may have to hedge less. Michael Watt reports
Systemic risk committee at the Bank of England calls for power to use tools - such as liquidity and leverage ratios, and margin standards - to influence systemic risk
Post-crisis reforms will reduce leverage and squeeze returns, but JP Morgan’s Daniel Pinto is worried about two strands of regulation in particular, he tells Duncan Wood – margin for uncleared trades and the Volcker rule
The extraterritorial application of US uncleared margin proposals will make it tough for US banks to compete with their foreign counterparts unless the proposals are copied by regulators elsewhere. That’s not going to happen quickly, if at all. By Matt...
Disputes over the valuation of trades backed by multi-currency credit support annex (CSA) agreements – in other words, those that allow counterparties to post collateral in multiple currencies and assets – have pushed the industry to develop a new...
The NTMA follows Portugal's debt office in adopting two-way collateralisation - but unlike Portugal it appears it will have to post cash
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