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Atlanta-based derivatives exchange Ice's decision to scoop up SMX gives the firm on-the-ground presence for clearing and trading in Asia
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A poll of Risk readers finds that 56% agree the CFTC should require CCP holdings of US Treasuries to be backed by committed liquidity facilities
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Market is too concentrated to cope with a default, participants warn
Competitive pressures will impact CCPs but not with respect to margins
Moving to a globally recognised trade reporting standard will provide obstacles for domestic banks
With CFTC facing new Dodd-Frank lawsuit, former staffer defends agency's guidance – but pans staff letter that expanded its scope
Democrats and Republicans finding common ground on issues including swaps push-out, says senator
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