European securities and markets authority (esma)
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 –...
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Steven Maijoor, chairman of the European Securities and Markets Authority, talks to Richard Jory and Hannah Collins about its latest guidelines on exchange-traded funds and the investigations it has planned for these increasingly complex investments
Research institute Edhec-Risk's annual European exchange-traded funds survey has found that European investors think physical replication is less risky than synthetic exposure
Patrick Pearson, head of the European Commission unit that drafted Emir, says forex swaps and forwards must be exempt from clearing under Esma standards
Corporate treasurers call for a broad clearing exemption within European rules – and say they might stop using derivatives without it
Esma doesn’t have much time to draw up technical standards, but regulators will be ‘nimble on their feet’, says EC’s Pearson
Consistent reporting to multiple trade repositories under new OTC regulations will depend on the successful adoption of legal identifiers
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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