Poorly constructed compensation policies played a significant role in encouraging financial misbehaviour before and after the 2008 crisis, but the Fed’s Mark Carey has received praise from the industry...
Utilities, oil producers and trading firms are urging the CFTC to issue clarification on contracts with embedded volumetric optionality
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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CFTC exempts ‘utility operations-related swaps’ from contributing towards $25 million special entity threshold under Dodd-Frank
Some banks are scared to make prices on platforms that offer both an order book and request-for-quote trading – other users might be able to game them by using the two approaches in conjunction, the banks claim. The result could be that dealers stop...
Tensions are building between US state regulators and the Federal Insurance Office, the body established by the Dodd-Frank Act to monitor the insurance industry and represent the US on prudential insurance matters.
Thomas Leonardi, head insurance regulator for Connecticut, argues that the Dodd-Frank reforms of insurance supervision may not address the causes of the crisis
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...
Trading platforms claim allowing US persons to trade on MTFs could subject non-US clients to US rules
Two studies show how financial industry cash and lobbying shape US regulations – and how they could be undermining Fed efforts on macro-prudential oversight
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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