Esma unable to grant equivalence on Hong Kong's OTC clearing regime as framework is not yet in place
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In its report on EU market trends for the second quarter, Esma says sales of equity-linked retail structured products are up this year, while demand for interest rate-linked products has plummeted
Industry had been banking on one-year postponement - Esma now looking for solution to reporting impasse, according to senior EC official
Clarification call on capital charges that apply to indirect clearing
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Esma unable to approve repositories for new regime because applications are incomplete, regulator says
Hundreds of corporates amend OTC documentation this week, ahead of September 15 portfolio reconciliation deadline – but market participants warn of "massive non-compliance"
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Thomas Book, chief executive of Eurex Clearing, says it remains to be seen whether the standards for central counterparties set in Europe will be matched around the globe
The European Market Infrastructure Regulation will force non-financial counterparties to clear trades in over-the-counter derivatives once they reach a set of notional thresholds. And despite their original expectations, many energy companies could be...
Eleven CCPs say they will apply to Esma for approval – sparing European members a capital hit – but Canada's CDCC has no plans to go through the process
Esma has ignored calls to exempt covered bond vehicles from clearing, to the dismay of issuers
Esma acknowledges industry concerns over delegated reporting provisions and confirms it is considering a one-year delay
Esma seeks to apply Emir overseas only where EU-guaranteed financial entities trade under non-equivalent regimes – while corporates are given free rein
The EU regulator has approved a slew of memorandums of understanding with seven more global regulators, paving the way for continued marketing of hedge funds inside and outside Europe
BlueBay appoints head of credit strategy. Goldman veteran joins Citi’s prime brokerage while Guggenheim Fund Solutions appoints head of hedge fund solutions for Europe
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