International Swaps and Derivatives Association (Isda)
Credit and credibility
Banks in Asia-Pacific complain about dollar dominance in new standard CSA – prompting Isda to rethink its plans
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The vast majority of respondents to a Risk.net poll do not believe G-20 members will meet the end-2012 deadline for all standardised OTC derivatives to be cleared through CCPs
Where is the liquidity?
Even if CDS contracts are not triggered in Greek restructuring, Basel III's CVA charge ensures the market will live on - but episode raises fresh questions about design of capital framework, dealers...
A senior official at the Hong Kong securities watchdog says some exceptions are likely to be made to proposed new extraterritoriality rules on mandatory clearing and reporting OTC derivatives in Hon...
Hong Kong will “tentatively” introduce centralised clearing and reporting for OTC derivatives in January 2013, said Edmond Lau, HKMA executive director, at the Isda Asia-Pacific Conference 2011
New CSA, new challenge
The Central Bank of Chile has the authority to stop financial institutions netting down their transactions, which participants fear might prevent central counterparties from being able to clear cont...
Basel Committee is expected to consider wide range of topics, including VAR, liquidity, CVA and the line between banking and trading books - but overall capital requirements are not likely to change
Barriers to Basel
The OTC market still does not know how to provide certainty that a trade will be cleared - but an FIA-Isda meeting in New York gave attendees a chance to look at what is on offer
BP's Alan Haywood says non-banks need to consider Fed letter commitments for the good of the industry
Critics argue a Canadian OTC derivatives repository would lead to fragmented and inconsistent data
FSA's Bailey says the commitment letter process is better for firms than having the regulator "kicking over their books"
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