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
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
Coping with complexity
Breaking the banks?
New regulation will require more derivatives participants to post more collateral than ever before. In this video interview, David Little of Calypso discusses some of the implications
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