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A clearing specialist at the German regulator says many smaller corporates are still not set up for reporting, but enforcement of the rules will be eased in gradually
Problems and challenges a natural part of the switch to Europe's new reporting rules, says Esma official
German CCP says cross-product clearing makes it less risky than the competition, resulting in a smaller default fund and lower capital costs for members. But banks are divided on those claims
European authorities urged to learn from the successful roll-out of clearing in the US, by phasing compliance – and possibly also giving Esma the power to postpone start dates
Italian bank's head of investment banking says he is worried by the low capital levels at Eurex and LCH.Clearnet, and suggests CCPs should not be for-profit entities. Clearing members are also pushing CCPs to boost their capital
Funds managed by Brevan Howard and BlueCrest may not be classed as financial counterparties under Emir, by virtue of their offshore management companies
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.
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