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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CFTC commissioner warns lack of clear rules is "a major problem, nearly a crisis"
Clearing volumes dip as hundreds of new firms are caught by US clearing rules, but activity rebounded on June 11
Harmonisation of US and global systemic risk frameworks needed as US proposes first Sifis, warns industry think tank
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Complete agreement proved impossible, but participants see new legal template as a good base for negotiations, Isda says
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Buy-side must prepare to meet their FX reporting obligations in Europe, which will be more challenging than in the US, webinar participants warn
Many financial institutions in Asia would not be in a position to comply with Dodd-Frank cross-border applications should the CFTC’s exemptive order expire on schedule on July 12
Regulators want capital and margin rules to encourage central clearing, but analysis suggests costs may currently be higher in the cleared world
Dealers push for a more risk-sensitive model, but regulators may opt to incorporate a new non-internal modelled approach into the existing hypothetical capital method
Citadel and Fortress have found some foreign banks unwilling to accept Dodd-Frank reporting rules, conference hears
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future