European market infrastructure regulation (emir)
Just 12 months to go until all standardised OTC derivatives are supposed to be cleared through CCPs – but meeting that deadline everywhere looks unlikely
Regulation and credit are two of the biggest challenges facing energy trading companies in 2012, says James Davies at Trayport.
Writing to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in November 2010, the general counsel of MF Global highlighted what the firm saw as a key risk in the shift to central clearing for over-the-counter...
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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New regulations have forced financial services firms to get to grips with counterparty credit risk and credit value adjustment, the liquidity coverage and net stable funding ratios, and electronic trading, clearing and reporting. In the face of these...
Europe’s revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive appears to leave the door open for derivatives trading platforms to offer voice trading – but rules on transparency may slam the door shut. By Joe Rennison
Omnibus structure meant clearing clients of MF Global outside the US were asked to double up on collateral payments. Use of the structure for OTC markets is now in doubt
Central clearing for over-the-counter derivatives could be jeopardised by draft capital rules that encourage banks to clear, but discourage them from providing intermediary services to other derivatives users. This client clearing business needs support,...
With a range of foreign exchange products expected to move towards clearing, several central counterparties are jockeying for a slice of the business. But technical obstacles and lacklustre demand are getting in their way
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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