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Forthcoming Sef rules will not address margin concerns raised by Bloomberg
A difference in margin approach between swaps and futures may mean the latter are not assessed on their level of riskiness
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.