Fight over margin requirements for uncleared trades is not over, banks vow, but Isda will develop a standard model for use under the rules
Current treatment of initial margin on uncleared swaps will cost Australian banks $21 billion
Clearing house and commodity traders voice concerns about European firms going to US due to Emir CCP standards
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