European Market Infrastructure Regulation (Emir)
The first clearing mandates are unlikely to be in place in Europe before August 2013, says Bank of England’s head of payments and infrastructure division
Basel capital rules and regulatory reform stymie risk appetite of major banks in commodities
Corporate treasurers remain concerned about increased hedging costs as a result of new regulation, and expect banks to pass the costs on – despite exemptions for corporate hedging
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A panel of experts discuss the challenges posed new regulation - and in particular, those relating to data collection and reporting
Powering up for clearing
Industry estimates of clearing costs met with scepticism
The extraterritorial impact of the US Dodd-Frank could be sidestepped by Asian players opting to conduct swap trades with players outside of the regulation’s orbit
Industry group was not convened as Esma drew up draft clearing rules
Dealing with a data flood
Dealers expect new rules to hit the profitability of their business, but fewer expect to be able to pass the costs along – and more are anticipating a big drop in OTC trading volumes
Clearing members would be forced to guarantee trades executed by their clients' clients - on terms the member firms have not agreed
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