European market infrastructure regulation (emir)
With trading of cleared OTC products set to migrate to a profusion of new platforms, dealers are planning to act as liquidity aggregators - and UBS has already taken a step in that direction. By Ramya...
New regulations will help reduce systemic risk, but changes need to be made to certain parts of the rules, Isda chairman says
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A variety of domestic clearing houses are springing up, in some cases helped by a regulatory requirement to clear local currency trades domestically. But how will the various clearing regimes mesh together? By Mark Pengelly, with additional reporting...
Regulators in the US, Europe and elsewhere have pledged to work together to iron out inconsistencies in their various rules – but bankers say a number of troubling differences remain, and time is running out to resolve them. By Joe Rennison
Sovereign derivatives users have historically refused to post collateral, but this is creating huge funding and capital obligations for banks. Higher prices have forced some sovereigns to change tack – and others may be about to follow suit. By Matt...
The end-2012 deadline for all standardised over-the-counter derivatives to clear through a central counterparty is fast approaching, but there is some doubt as to whether the deadlines will be met – not least because some of the regulations haven’t...
Despite hard-won exemptions, corporates should consider the pros and cons of clearing, according to panellists at an ACT event - but treasurers remain unconvinced
Regulators fear derivatives could be structured to make them unclearable – and there is anecdotal evidence to suggest escape routes have been explored. But market participants say there is no incentive to avoid the new regime. Joe Rennison 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.
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