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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Finnish issuer expects to hand out 10,000 identifiers, but had only reached 1,166 last week - and the story is similar elsewhere
Regulators have agreed a solution in row over client asset segregation, according to five industry sources
Regulators have left industry to come up with Emir trade identifiers - a huge mistake, according to one corporate treasurer
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SGX still the only Asian exchange with US regulatory approval
European proposal limits risk management tools to clearable swaps only, preventing options-based hedges
Number of legal entity identifiers is sitting at 83,337 – well short of the required total, which is estimated at anything from 100,000 to one million
Market participants relying on regulatory forbearance, Isda chief executive tells legal conference
Unlikely that any Japan or Australia banks will follow suit
First CNY interest rate swaps cleared in China
Funds cite inability to post non-cash variation margin as grounds for further relief
Industry sources have welcomed CFTC decision to extend no-action relief for its non-US swap dealer requirements and to consult on definitions
Current netting statutes only apply to clearing members and not the CCP itself
CFTC rule potentially captures legacy trades novated to CCPs
CFTC ruling comes a week after it granted qualified substituted compliance to three Asian regulatory regimes
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