With new regulations on central clearing, margining and collateral segregation coming into effect, the role of the custodian is arguably more important than ever. Custody Risk includes news, analysis and research on the latest industry developments.
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The "day will come" when CFTC tries to ensure compliance by foreign banks that have not registered as swap dealers
HKMA concerned over the development of cross-border equivalence regulation
CFTC's Chilton says "continuing to kick the can down the road is just not acceptable", as expectations grow that Europe will miss 2014 start date
This webinar on September 17th looks at the challenges of GRC, key trends, motives for improvement, future investments, and obstacles that banks and other financial institutions face in trying to improve and integrate their risk management strategy
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The shortlist has been announced for the Custody Risk European Awards 2013
Banks tout 'tremendous' capital savings as Bank of America, Barclays, Citi and other swap dealers start using illiquid assets as initial margin
Global forex division managing director David Ngai warns of the challenges associated with centrally clearing physically delivered foreign exchange products
Four fifths of respondents to a new Risk.net poll think proposed changes to the leverage ratio and CCP capital rules will make it uneconomical to become a clearing member
Differences in national regulations need to be ironed out, says Patrick Pearson
Dividing the over-the-counter market into cleared and uncleared products creates extra risk and inefficiency, critics claim – it also creates an opportunity for services that can repair the damage...
CME Group has no plans to alter haircuts on US Treasury bills, despite some concern that politicians will fail to avert a US default on October 17
Australian industry needs additional time to set up trade reporting infrastructure
National regulators to bring existing rules in line with prescriptive FSB policy recommendations on securities lending
Questions raised by Isda concerning trade reporting workflows have not yet been answered, delaying preparations for the start of mandatory trade reporting early next year
Corporates fear they will still pay the penalty if mistakes are made by delegated reporting services
The majority of respondents to a Risk.net poll say they do not understand how CFTC substituted compliance determinations will be made
Global regulators have agreed to cooperate when implementing new derivatives rules on a cross-border basis, but market participants are unsure as to how this will work in practice
Industry had been banking on one-year postponement - Esma now looking for solution to reporting impasse, according to senior EC official
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.