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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Two firms now testing central credit-checking service
In this white paper, Gordon Russell, Global Head of Risk at Broadridge Investment Management Solutions argues that the chances of survival in this new environment will be greater for funds that implement solutions to efficiently and cost-effectively manage data and risk.
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Apex Fund Services is providing start-up hedge fund managers with a range of options to keep costs down, including free office space in several major cities around the globe. It will also offer advice
A large number of offshore funds could be classified as US persons once a CFTC exemption expires in July, subjecting them to Dodd-Frank transaction-level rules
Firms that trade index and single-name CDSs will see margin requirements increase
Lack of clarity on CCP equivalency leaves South African rules in limbo, says National Treasury's Natalie Labuschagne
The European Securities and Markets Authority has addressed some of the concerns over which third-country CCP platforms and products are eligible for the transitional period, which begins on March 15
While the Group of 20 nations want to see progress with financial regulatory reforms, individual authorities around the world are reluctant to relinquish domestic sovereignty over standards for cent...
Futurisation sparks struggle between exchanges and Sefs. Bloomberg fears "irreversible harm"
South Africa's financial stability head warns it will be difficult to make use of data spread across multiple repositories – but South Africa may still set up its own database for rand-denominated...
Outsourcing drives mandate growth
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.