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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A CFTC exemptive order expires in July, meaning new regulations could capture a broader range of clients as US persons
Narrower US person definition and substituted compliance proposal win praise from market participants
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India has no plans to become an equivalent country under EU regulations on financial services. India’s decision is likely to foreshadow problems with other emerging countries trading with the EU
Trades cleared voluntarily would not be protected by hedge accounting under IASB proposals
Single bank default could affect multiple CCPs, leading to crippling default contribution for existing members and a chain of bank failures
Many derivatives users in Asia expect to clear through local CCPs, creating the potential for liquidity fragmentation and higher costs
FCMs do not have capacity to sign up all category 2 firms, market participants warn – and swap futures stand to benefit
Clearing link with KRX will lead to larger volumes and efficiencies at SGX
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.