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Benelux bank Fortis today revealed a net loss of €14.1 billion for the first nine months of 2008, due mainly to its acquisition of parts of ABN Amro.
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.