Non-deliverable forwards are likely to be mandated to be traded on swap execution facilities before any other foreign exchange products, but are traders ready?
Hedge funds around the world need to take note of the recent fine imposed on Royal Bank of Scotland and the extraterritorial reach of the the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Firebreaks and stable doors
Compliance timetable for new swap rules was too aggressive, says outgoing CFTC commissioner
Insurers face many of the same regulatory challenges as banks, but are well behind them in many cases
With the price of over-the-counter swaps predicted to increase as new derivatives rules take effect, futures are being touted as an efficient alternative hedging tool, but are they a perfect fit? Blake Evans-Pritchard reports
The vast majority of respondents feel regulators have not provided them with sufficient information to implement new derivatives rules
Dodd-Frank will require some foreign banks to set up intermediate holding companies for their US operations and also subject them to enhanced liquidity, supervision and stress testing. How will Asian banks be affected given the flow of US dollars from...
The CFTC’s no-action relief letter issued late last year and SGX’s upcoming iron ore futures contract have ended uncertainty and brought back hesitant market participants
Japanese banks criticise proposed US regulation of foreign banking entities
Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation could take legal action to stop proposed rule that would force CME clearing customers to report to its own SDR
Sponsored forum: US inflation derivatives
Japan questions the current framework for clearing foreign exchange derivatives
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
Future risks for 2013 – What does the risk landscape look like?
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 been slow
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