The collapse of MF Global last year saw clearing houses struggle to port client collateral to other firms - repeating problems seen after Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy in 2008
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s proposed rule on the end-user exception to clearing is unworkable for many energy firms that use swaps for hedging say market experts
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is very close to finalising its long-awaited definition of a swap, says CFTC general counsel Dan Berkovitz
This webinar looks at the current state of enterprise stress testing and unveils findings of a new study on Enterprise-level Stress Testing (one of several research papers in Chartis' The Risk Enabled Enterprise ® research program)
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Brief filed by 17 Democrats at DC court will not influence court, says Sharon Brown-Hruska
The voice of reason?
It’s a commonly voiced concern in the energy trading world that the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act and other regulation will create unintended consequences. While the long-awaited decision by the...
Dodd-Frank requires transparency for derivatives trading, CFTC chair says - and final Sef rules will reflect that
A Federal Reserve deputy associate director says he is confident regulators will meet a June deadline to draw up a consultation paper on global margin standards for uncleared trades
The Office of Financial Research is charged with supplying data to help US regulators assess potential risks to the financial system, but Isda panellists express scepticism over what data should be ...
Removing voice as an option would leave clients facing execution risk, says Isda chair Stephen O'Connor - but some buy-side firms see it differently
New regulations will help reduce systemic risk, but changes need to be made to certain parts of the rules, Isda chairman says
Managing the regulatory patchwork
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.