European market infrastructure regulation (emir)
Sapient Global Markets, Vitol and Gazprom Marketing & Trading discuss how firms can prepare data management systems for regulatory requirements
Offsets in liability-driven investment portfolios would be eliminated if firms choose to clear interest rate hedges – potentially forcing them away from inflation swaps. By Nick Sawyer
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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While the idea behind a maturity threshold for forex collateral requirements makes sense to regulators, FSA speaker at FX Week Europe recognises the industry's opposition
Central Bank of Ireland adviser says reforms will cause an "Ice Age" in the derivatives market
CCPs should be required to make details of their models public, says the Bank of England’s payments and infrastructure division head
Isda estimates that mandatory clearing and margin could require the posting of up to $30 trillion of initial margin have been inflated, not least because of a likely exemption for forex swaps and forwards, according to a senior BoE official
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
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.