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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Long-awaited document sheds light on compliance requirements
Sefs agree a lack of clarity on reporting requirements has created an inconsistent and fragmented view of trading activity
This white paper looks at the heavy impact of regulation on investment managers, the mitigation of outsourcing risk, inefficiencies in corporate actions processing and the growing importance of collateral management.
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German bank tells of challenges posed by regulators' recovery and resolution requirements
Regulators' efforts to prevent another crisis are having the opposite effect
Asset manager returns to phone trading after electronic execution in foreign exchange contracts is forced onto Sefs
Senior executives at RBS have weighed up the bank's potential exposure to CCPs
The "day will come" when CFTC tries to ensure compliance by foreign banks that have not registered as swap dealers
HKMA concerned over the development of cross-border equivalence regulation
CFTC's Chilton says "continuing to kick the can down the road is just not acceptable", as expectations grow that Europe will miss 2014 start date
The shortlist has been announced for the Custody Risk European Awards 2013
Banks tout 'tremendous' capital savings as Bank of America, Barclays, Citi and other swap dealers start using illiquid assets as initial margin
Global forex division managing director David Ngai warns of the challenges associated with centrally clearing physically delivered foreign exchange products
Four fifths of respondents to a new Risk.net poll think proposed changes to the leverage ratio and CCP capital rules will make it uneconomical to become a clearing member
Differences in national regulations need to be ironed out, says Patrick Pearson
Dividing the over-the-counter market into cleared and uncleared products creates extra risk and inefficiency, critics claim – it also creates an opportunity for services that can repair the damage...
CME Group has no plans to alter haircuts on US Treasury bills, despite some concern that politicians will fail to avert a US default on October 17
Australian industry needs additional time to set up trade reporting infrastructure
This whitepaper reviews the fundamental changes of Liquidity Risk Management under Basel III. It discusses how institutions can meet the regulatory requirements on liquidity risk management by enhancing their liquidity risk analytics, funds transfer pricing methodologies, liquidity stress testing frameworks, and enterprise risk management platforms.