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Sandy Broderick, chief executive of the DTCC's repository service, says "our major failure" was not being ready for a late surge of clients that left thousands of accounts in a queue when Europe's derivatives...
If non-US firms are refusing to trade with US persons, it means “we have screwed up in the regulation somewhere,” says CFTC commissioner O’Malia. He hopes arrival of European rules will remove motive...
Commodities have been the mainstay of China's derivative markets so far but the launch of equity options on two of the country's main exchanges could see this dominance challenged
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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Brisbane firm executes on Sef despite not being mandated to do so in order to guarantee access to liquidity
Long-awaited clearing rules will arrive in draft form during March, dealers believe – but won’t say what firms are caught or when regime starts
If a clearing house runs into trouble, its first phone call will be to commercial providers of liquidity. Its second – and last – option is to turn to the central bank. That is an arrangement some central banks have been willing to formalise. But...
Curve trades and swap spreads will have CFTC protection lifted from mid-May if they contain a leg that is subject to Sef requirements, platform operators expect. More complex packages may see relief extended
Trading platforms claim allowing US persons to trade on MTFs could subject non-US clients to US rules
Ice Clear Europe and LCH.Clearnet may not be able to offer clearing of US futures contracts in the UK after European clearing rules take effect, lobbyists are warning. The incoming regime requires a choice of segregation models that contradicts US rules...
Subtle change of direction signalled by CFTC chairman nominee at Senate confirmation hearing
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.
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