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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Esma unable to approve repositories for new regime because applications are incomplete, regulator says
Critics say a limited provision in new WGMR rules for dealers to rehypothecate client collateral is impractical and offers no benefit to clients
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Thomas Book, chief executive of Eurex Clearing, says it remains to be seen whether the standards for central counterparties set in Europe will be matched around the globe
Mathias Papenfuss, chief operating officer of Luxembourg-based international central securities depository Clearstream and board member of its German central securities depository, tells Luke Clancy...
Proposed revisions appear to catch back-to-back trades that are used to get exposure into European CCPs
SGX head of clearing risk urges greater cooperation among region's regulators
Final rules on margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives are expected within weeks, including a long-awaited exemption for forex swaps and forwards
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.