A consultation by the European Securities and Markets Authority is being closely scrutinised for answers on how a revamped Markets in Financial Instruments Directive will affect commodity trading companies...
Dynegy founder Chuck Watson talks to Alexander Osipovich about the dawn of deregulation, the fall of Enron and what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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Energy Risk was first published back in February 1994. Since then, its fortunes have risen and fallen with those of the wider energy risk management industry. Mark Pengelly reflects on the highs and lows of the first 20 years
The past 12 months were hard for energy dealers, with low volatility, poor liquidity and reduced levels of client activity, prompting some banks to retreat from the market, as reflected in this year’s rankings results. By Gillian Carr
The past 12 months proved tough for energy dealers, with low volatility, poor liquidity and sluggish levels of client activity. Given this, some banks decided to scale back their commitment to the market – a trend that is reflected in this year’s...
Agreements reached under US Dodd-Frank Act fail to address critical issue of enforcement
End-users will hedge more with firms such as BP, Shell and Vitol as banks face ban on prop trading, say market participants
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.