International swaps and derivatives association (isda)
A Federal Reserve deputy associate director says he is confident regulators will meet a June deadline to draw up a consultation paper on global margin standards for uncleared trades
The Office of Financial Research is charged with supplying data to help US regulators assess potential risks to the financial system, but Isda panellists express scepticism over what data should be used...
Removing voice as an option would leave clients facing execution risk, says Isda chair Stephen O'Connor - but some buy-side firms see it differently
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New regulations will help reduce systemic risk, but changes need to be made to certain parts of the rules, Isda chairman says
A variety of domestic clearing houses are springing up, in some cases helped by a regulatory requirement to clear local currency trades domestically. But how will the various clearing regimes mesh together? By Mark Pengelly, with additional reporting...
A new standard credit support annex will be launched within months and is meant to curtail disputes over the valuation of collateralised derivatives trades. But only a handful of firms are expected to adopt the document in its first phase. By Nick Sawyer...
To mark the 27th Isda annual general meeting, we consider some of the key regulatory challenges facing market participants – clearing across borders, the extraterritorial implications of Dodd-Frank, the need for a consistent application of Basel III...
Regulators are pinning their hopes on peer pressure to ensure consistent implementation of Basel III, but some of the new standards are still to be finalised, and the whole project could be blown off course by poor economic growth. By Michael Watt
Regulatory reform will make derivatives markets more complex, introducing new participants and a host of new practices. That is forcing the dealer community to work with buy-side firms to a greater extent – but the two sides don’t always get along....
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association has had an eventful 12 months, having instigated legal action against the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for its position limit rules, seen key parts of a new clearing document stamped on by the...
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.
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