Cutting out the middleware?
Collateral, capital and chaos
Voice in the wilderness?
Form PF and the debate on buy-side risk
Energy traders await position limits with apprehension
Casting a wide net
The bankruptcy of MF Global should prompt the CFTC to reconsider the $50 million cap on minimum capital requirements set by CCPs on clearing members, say bankers
Pushed to the margins
CFTC and Goldman Sachs executives discuss role of speculators in commodities markets during times of volatility
MF Global “new poster child for the need for thoughtful regulation" that must be "proactive, nimble, quick", says CFTC’s Chilton
The vast majority of respondents to a Risk.net poll do not believe G-20 members will meet the end-2012 deadline for all standardised OTC derivatives to be cleared through CCPs
Energy Risk catches up with the latest appointments, promotions and departures in global commodity markets
Cyrus Amir-Mokri is the new assistant secretary for financial institutions at the US Treasury.
Basel Committee appoints Australian regulator
The cross-product margining maze
Sefs in stasis
In defence of cross-product margining
Costs and benefits of proposals were not properly studied, according to CFTC commissioner Jill Sommers - a failing that could expose its rules to legal challenges, lawyers warn
Supervisor will publish its own Volcker rule for consultation – although little progress has been made so far, says CFTC commissioner
ECB invokes US legal amendment providing it with broad immunities and says it might stop using US dealers unless granted exemptions from Dodd-Frank Act rules
CFTC says 38 FCMs would be able to act as OTC clearing members under $50 million capital limit - but dealers fear it will weaken CCPs, and call for tough membership rules to redress the balance
"The pursuit by industry of legitimate and appropriate risk management is now made unduly onerous," says CFTC commissioner Scott O'Malia