Mandatory clearing in Europe is widely expected to start from next year, but the complex authorisation process, combined with the variety of collateral segregation models, means the start date for some clients could be much later. Tom Osborn reports
Senior executives at RBS have weighed up the bank's potential exposure to CCPs
Nick Sawyer, editor-in-chief of Risk, and Risk staff writer Tom Osborn discuss the timeline for clearing in Europe, and the tensions this could create with other regulators
The pricing nightmare
CFTC's Chilton says "continuing to kick the can down the road is just not acceptable", as expectations grow that Europe will miss 2014 start date
At Stadtwerke München, one of Germany’s largest municipal utilities, many of the issues facing risk management are different from those affecting big commercial energy firms. But concerns about the impact of financial regulation run just as high. Mark...
Esma unable to grant equivalence on Hong Kong's OTC clearing regime as framework is not yet in place
Strain caused by regulation and renewables means European energy traders must adapt to survive, says RWE Supply & Trading CFO
Questions raised by Isda concerning trade reporting workflows have not yet been answered, delaying preparations for the start of mandatory trade reporting early next year
Corporates fear they will still pay the penalty if mistakes are made by delegated reporting services
Happy to report?
Many energy market participants are worryingly unprepared for Emir and Remit, according to a recent poll by Energy Risk
Global regulators have agreed to cooperate when implementing new derivatives rules on a cross-border basis, but market participants are unsure as to how this will work in practice
Clarification call on capital charges that apply to indirect clearing
Daniela Russo, Director General Payments & Market Infrastructure at the European Central Bank, talks about regulation affecting the operation of central counterparties for OTC derivatives transactions
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Esma unable to approve repositories for new regime because applications are incomplete, regulator says
Hundreds of corporates amend OTC documentation this week, ahead of September 15 portfolio reconciliation deadline – but market participants warn of "massive non-compliance"
Thomas Book, chief executive of Eurex Clearing, says it remains to be seen whether the standards for central counterparties set in Europe will be matched around the globe
German government-owned development bank KfW managed to win an exemption from clearing and margin requirements under European derivatives regulation - a benefit not extended to its peers. Luke Clancy asks why
While Singapore will mandate single-sided trade reporting, regulators in Australia and Hong Kong will follow the European Union’s requirement for dual reporting, leading to concerns among market participants
The European Market Infrastructure Regulation will force non-financial counterparties to clear trades in over-the-counter derivatives once they reach a set of notional thresholds. And despite their original expectations, many energy companies could be...
Baringa Partners survey suggests firms may struggle to cope with European financial regulation