Dodd-Frank and Emir compliance tricky for non-standard trades
Post-crisis laws are generating deep uncertainty for commodity market
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Today, regulation is a fact of life for OTC commodity derivatives traders. But in April 1994, it was somewhat novel, as Energy Risk reported at the time
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Reporting for duty
The publication of swap definitions earlier this week initiates a 60-day countdown for compliance to key parts of the Dodd-Frank Act
The US energy industry scores a victory as the Commodity Futures Trading Commission finalises two key pieces of Dodd-Frank derivatives regulation, modifying its original proposals to ease the compli...
Tweaks to Mifid text would allow owners of OTFs to engage in matched principal trading
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A proposal by the Monetary Authority of Singapore to exempt forex swaps and forwards from mandatory clearing is seen as a positive move to harmonise treatment of foreign exchange with the US
Supervisors should not be able to force clearing houses to accept certain classes of OTC derivative, says FOA's Belchambers
Getting on track?
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.