Banks may be canning traders by the thousands as they look to reshape their businesses in the new regulatory environment, but there’s one resource they can’t do without: lawyers. The Dodd-Frank Act...
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
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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
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