Commodity futures trading commission (cftc)
Losses suffered by Knight Capital as the result of a rogue algorithm have again focused attention on the risks involved in automated trading. With algos expected to be used more widely in over-the-counter...
October 12 is the deadline for institutions active in US over-the-counter markets to register as swap dealers. But tough aggregation rules – and a requirement to fingerprint top executives – are making...
Swap dealers face new rules requiring them to collect extra information from clients and provide them with fresh disclosures. The industry has launched a protocol to ease the task, but with tens of thousands...
Banks are increasingly using their IT infrastructure to increase their competitive advantage. Learn how this can work in practice.
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In a recent meeting with a couple of senior derivatives dealers, one of them – who heads trading in Europe for a large, international bank – complained his employer had started requiring him to sign off on the activities of his team on a daily basis,...
Dealers fear multiple CCPs will fragment netting sets, resulting in increased margin and capital costs - but there could also be an impact on liquidity, with swap trading platforms forced to list prices for each clearing house, US exchange veteran, Neal...
Ten-week extension comes as welcome surprise to dealers, but industry still has concerns about timing and content of new rules
Leading regulators from across Asia complain of the potentially negative impact of the US regulator’s latest proposals
The publication of swap definitions earlier this week initiates a 60-day countdown for compliance to key parts of the Dodd-Frank Act
A CFTC source acknowledges that inconsistencies in the proposed interpretative guidance on the cross-border application of Dodd-Frank will have to be ironed out
This handy guide reviews the various steps banks are taking to improve their risk management techniques, looking at the benefits and pitfalls of each one.
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