International swaps and derivatives association (isda)
The extraterritorial impact of the US Dodd-Frank could be sidestepped by Asian players opting to conduct swap trades with players outside of the regulation’s orbit
New rules governing the sale and distribution of structured products in Singapore are set to be put to the test with the first product issued since the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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Focusing on how often a trading strategy ends on the winning side can distract from the question of whether it profits on average. The key is in the return distribution’s skew – and at least for trend-following strategies this can be directly controlled....
The Basel Committee’s review of trading book capital rules aims to reduce banks’ reliance on internal models. It’s part of a new regulatory philosophy on capital modelling – but it could prompt some banks to turn their backs on the discipline...
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.