European market infrastructure regulation (emir)
European authorities urged to learn from the successful roll-out of clearing in the US, by phasing compliance – and possibly also giving Esma the power to postpone start dates
Italian bank's head of investment banking says he is worried by the low capital levels at Eurex and LCH.Clearnet, and suggests CCPs should not be for-profit entities. Clearing members are also pushing...
Funds managed by Brevan Howard and BlueCrest may not be classed as financial counterparties under Emir, by virtue of their offshore management companies
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Nordic CCP had hoped to be clearing NDFs by November 2013, but insists it has not abandoned the idea – it's just a less pressing need with customers focusing on interest rate swap and credit default swap clearing
Missing trade and entity identifiers mean up to 60% of derivatives trades reported under the Emir regime cannot be paired with their corresponding halves, say trade repositories
Sandy Broderick, chief executive of the DTCC's repository service, says "our major failure" was not being ready for a late surge of clients that left thousands of accounts in a queue when Europe's derivatives reporting rules took effect last month
A month before Europe’s reporting deadline, customer inflows at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s repository leapt from as little as 10 a day to as many as 200 – something no-one had anticipated, says the chief executive for the business,...
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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