Hundreds of corporates amend OTC documentation this week, ahead of September 15 portfolio reconciliation deadline – but market participants warn of "massive non-compliance"
Complete agreement proved impossible, but participants see new legal template as a good base for negotiations, Isda says
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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The move to central clearing poses a huge documentation challenge. A standard template has been developed for European derivatives users – but will this solve the problem? By Duncan Wood and Lukas Becker
Less than 1% of counterparties are ready to trade under new regime. Non-compliant firms may be frozen out of the market, banks warn
Buy-side firms need to begin negotiating OTC clearing documentation now or risk being forced to adopt one-size-fits-all standard templates
A lack of standard documentation has held up the growth of client clearing, so the launch of a new Futures Industry Association-International Swaps and Derivatives Association contract should speed things up – but it’s not a panacea. Lukas Becker...
Dealers hope to comply with new business conduct rules by amending thousands of Isda master agreements – but a standardised protocol published last month is expected to leave some clients cold
Swap dealers face new rules requiring them to collect extra information from clients and provide them with fresh disclosures. The industry has launched a protocol to ease the task, but with tens of thousands of contracts to be amended – and despite...
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