The CFTC’s to-do list from Sefs to Volcker
A recent Dodd-Frank-led decline in swap volumes between Asian and US counterparties has been reversed following CFTC intervention
Basel capital rules and regulatory reform stymie risk appetite of major banks in commodities
In this white paper, Gordon Russell, Global Head of Risk at Broadridge Investment Management Solutions argues that the chances of survival in this new environment will be greater for funds that implement solutions to efficiently and cost-effectively manage data and risk.
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Buy-side firms need to begin negotiating OTC clearing documentation now or risk being forced to adopt one-size-fits-all standard templates
Last month’s court ruling against the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s position limits rule once again highlighted the uncertainty around regulation that players in the energy market are having...
Publicly owned utilities say a growing number of energy companies are refusing to trade with them ahead of the deadline for swap dealer registration
The decision by Ice to speed up the transition of its cleared OTC energy contracts to futures reflects regulatory uncertainty, and is likely to be replicated by other exchanges, says CFTC commissioner
The extraterritorial impact of the US Dodd-Frank could be sidestepped by Asian players opting to conduct swap trades with players outside of the regulation’s orbit
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.