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Hundreds of corporates amend OTC documentation this week, ahead of September 15 portfolio reconciliation deadline – but market participants warn of "massive non-compliance"
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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Depositories will be liable for losses to customer assets under AIFMD, potentially creating a huge exposure for these firms. There is uncertainty over how this risk should be priced and how much capital to hold against the exposure
Safety remains the key concern of custodians keeping nearly $110 trillion in assets in Custody Risk's 2013 Global Custody Survey
Final WGMR rules allow collateral on uncleared derivatives to be rehypothecated under strict conditions, but lawyers say they are unclear on how the rules will work in practice
Foreign banks operating in China's OTC markets face punitive capital charges
Under the alternative investment fund managers directive (AIFMD) do custodians need to adapt to ongoing monitoring of local capital markets, sub-custodians, prime brokers, fund managers and transfer agents?
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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