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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Banks will have a six-month grace period before they must finally start clearing by July 2014
This webinar looks at the current state of enterprise stress testing and unveils findings of a new study on Enterprise-level Stress Testing (one of several research papers in Chartis' The Risk Enabled Enterprise ® research program)
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Three regulators, including the RBA, reveal how they will decide whether and when to implement mandatory clearing requirements for OTC derivatives
Narrower US person definition and substituted compliance proposal win praise from market participants
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
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.