European market infrastructure regulation (emir)
Fears that a different approach to over-the-counter derivative regulations in Asia could prompt regulatory arbitrage with Europe and North America have been laid to rest by Singapore’s February consultation...
A public hearing on Emir draft technical standards earlier this week leaves market participants with ongoing concerns over asset-class specifics and implementation time frame
Counterparties will have to post variation margin on uncleared trades – but questions remain over which firms will have to post and collect initial margin
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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The latest council draft adds a CVA capital charge exemption for sovereign derivatives transactions – potentially removing one of the big unintended consequences of CRD IV, participants say
The vast majority of over-the-counter trades will be cleared or collateralised in future – but sovereign derivatives users have been digging their heels in, generating increasingly painful funding and capital obligations for dealers. Quietly, though,...
EuroCCP's Diana Chan talks to Jessica Meek on the issues facing the clearing industry
Singapore regulator wants central clearing but is agnostic over where it takes place
Esma has published a discussion paper on new clearing rules just five days after the high-level text was agreed - but a quick start and a three-month deadline extension might not be enough
Esma could take key risk management decisions out of the hands of CCPs, according to new discussion paper on the technical standards required by European clearing rules
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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