Commodity futures trading commission (cftc)
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
TriOptima’s new risk mitigation system, triBalance, is a big hit among dealers – but it faces a regulatory death sentence
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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Industry and regulators have made progress towards an ambitious global system of unique identifiers that could help avert future crises – but there is still a lot to debate, and time is running out
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission published its proposals on extraterritoriality in June, but last-minute rewrites have left the guidance littered with inconsistencies. Dealers also complain the conditions for applying foreign rules are too...
Stockholm-based TriOptima has designed a way to transfer unclearable risk into a central counterparty. All the company has to do now is convince the world’s regulators to change their rules. By Michael Watt
Libor manipulation fines and civil lawsuits could cost banks anywhere from $1 billion to tens – or even hundreds – of billions, according to early estimates. But plaintiffs have a high legal bar to clear. Peter Madigan reports
Looking ahead to a period of unprecedented change in derivatives markets, Risk's 25th anniversary issue has selected the companies it believes will do most to shape the future
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.