Responses to Esma's draft technical standard on Emir call for the agency to clarify its position on forex clearing - with some suggestion NDFs could be exempt
RFQ supporter hedges its bets
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Resolving issues around the extraterritorial application of derivatives regulation is a major outstanding issue that needs to be addressed, says FSA’s acting director of markets
Securitisation would be "a lot less viable" if SPVs do not qualify for clearing exemption, says Isda
The leading question
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
New regulations will help reduce systemic risk, but changes need to be made to certain parts of the rules, Isda chairman says
End in sight?
Managing the regulatory patchwork
A turning tide for two-way CSAs?
Tentative on G-20 timelines
Despite hard-won exemptions, corporates should consider the pros and cons of clearing, according to panellists at an ACT event - but treasurers remain unconvinced
Out of the clear?
Each and everyone
Corporate treasurers call for a broad clearing exemption within European rules – and say they might stop using derivatives without it
To the rescue
Eligible collateral for CCP margin needs to be reviewed – and regulators also need to ensure the clearing exemption for some end-users is not negated by Basel capital rules, say buy-side firms
Esma doesn’t have much time to draw up technical standards, but regulators will be ‘nimble on their feet’, says EC’s Pearson