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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Working with banks and CCPs to facilitate central clearing of OTC forex options is 'high priority strategic initiative' for CLS this year, says chief executive David Puth
CFTC ruling comes a week after it granted qualified substituted compliance to three Asian regulatory regimes
Custody Risk European Awards 2013: Post-trade Technology Vendor of the Year
This three-part series looks at the various factors that firms across the ecosystem of global FX markets - from the buy-side, the sell-side, and the supporting community of technology vendors and service providers - should consider in order to, not just survive, but to thrive in this dynamic and ever-changing environment.
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Australian market will broadly be able to follow domestic rules to comply with Dodd-Frank
Atlanta-based derivatives exchange Ice's decision to scoop up SMX gives the firm on-the-ground presence for clearing and trading in Asia
News will "come as a surprise" to market participants - and also the UK's FCA, which has misinterpreted Esma rules on its website
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
Quotes of the quarter
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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