The deadline set by the G-20 to clear all standardised OTC derivatives has passed but a lack of regulatory clarity over the shape of reform is hampering banks in the region
Foreign banks have until July to push out derivatives activities after OCC guidance repeats Dodd-Frank drafting mistake
This webinar on September 17th looks at the challenges of GRC, key trends, motives for improvement, future investments, and obstacles that banks and other financial institutions face in trying to improve and integrate their risk management strategy
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The move to central clearing will generate a wealth of information on derivatives around the region – but making use of this requires both trade repositories and data sharing. Progress on both has...
Foreign banks in US must set up holding companies with ring-fenced capital
Nearly two-thirds of respondents to a Risk.net survey think they’ll make more money from derivatives trading in 2013
The leading question
Less than 1% of counterparties are ready to trade under new regime. Non-compliant firms may be frozen out of the market, banks warn
Bucking the trend
Traders of the lost art
MAS confirms it is granting interdealer brokers temporary exemptions from registering as futures brokers
While the idea behind a maturity threshold for forex collateral requirements makes sense to regulators, FSA speaker at FX Week Europe recognises the industry's opposition
No-action letter not enough to convince counterparties to trade with public utilities
After two years of consideration, the US Treasury confirmed its decision to exempt forex swaps and forwards from mandatory clearing and exchange trading on Friday evening
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.