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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Clarification call on capital charges that apply to indirect clearing
Forex participants must reconsider their approach to dual reporting under Emir, after Esma rejects industry proposal
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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New proposed rules on CCP default fund capital and the leverage ratio will together make acting as a clearing member uneconomical, says industry panel
CFTC chairman confident that first entity-level determinations will be complete by December 21, but is less certain about transaction-level requirements
Speaking at the FX Invest West Coast conference, the New York Fed's Jeanmarie Davis addressed the challenges associated with clearing and settlement of forex options
Critics say a limited provision in new WGMR rules for dealers to rehypothecate client collateral is impractical and offers no benefit to clients
Safety remains the key concern of custodians keeping nearly $110 trillion in assets in Custody Risk's 2013 Global Custody Survey
Final WGMR rules allow collateral on uncleared derivatives to be rehypothecated under strict conditions, but lawyers say they are unclear on how the rules will work in practice
Foreign banks operating in China's OTC markets face punitive capital charges
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Thomas Book, chief executive of Eurex Clearing, says it remains to be seen whether the standards for central counterparties set in Europe will be matched around the globe
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.