European market infrastructure regulation (emir)
The potential for conflicting regulations could hamper cross-border trades, warns MAS official
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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The first clearing mandates came into force in the US on March 11, but there is still plenty of uncertainty about how certain parts of the new regulatory framework will function. In this roundtable discussion, Nick Sawyer talks to two senior board members...
Prescriptions within Emir and Dodd-Frank over the use of third-country clearing houses could drive European and US players out of Asia derivative markets – with a potentially negative impact on liquidity
Lack of clarity on CCP equivalency leaves South African rules in limbo, says National Treasury's Natalie Labuschagne
The European Securities and Markets Authority has addressed some of the concerns over which third-country CCP platforms and products are eligible for the transitional period, which begins on March 15
While the Group of 20 nations want to see progress with financial regulatory reforms, individual authorities around the world are reluctant to relinquish domestic sovereignty over standards for central counterparties. Luke Clancy reports
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.