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Early warning signs can provide vital clues to firms with ‘feet of clay’
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Consultation on alternative to much-criticised current exposure method could start in June
Greater use of capital and collateral to mitigate all risks relating to foreign exchange trading is crucial, warns head of financial market infrastructure at the New York Fed
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.