Derivatives market set for shake-up as confusion over how to price multi-currency CSA trades drives a push towards a standardised collateral agreement
Huey Evans returns to Isda as vice-chair
Proposal for convergence on derivatives netting could force an adjustment of US bank leverage ratios, says regulator
A quick overview of the top ten articles across the whole of Risk.net in 2010 provides a roadmap of the year's main themes
Proposed US rules might require changes to standardised global derivatives agreement
Concerns remain over position limits for commodity traders under Dodd-Frank Act as CFTC issues plan for public comment
Industry groups oppose limits on dealer stakes in clearing houses
A new quantitative impact study for Europe will be launched to analyse the impact of Capital Requirements Directive IV
Former Isda chairman rejoins as vice-chairman and European adviser
Risk awards 2011
Asian banks likely to opt for harmonised OTC clearing approach with the US and expect higher hedging costs for corporates
Rules and regulations
The European Commission has produced a consultation paper that suggests a basis for banning certain investments, with structured products making their usual appearance in the limelight
The World Federation of Exchanges has urged US Treasury secretary Tim Geithner to keep forex derivatives under Dodd-Frank to block banks from using the exception for interest rate derivatives transactions. But a senior Westpac banker and rival trade associations...
First California Carbon Allowance forward underlines US interest in trading, contract standards to evolve as activity increases
Several Asian nations could compel their banks to clear swaps in-country - others seek to join foreign CCPs on special terms
Derivatives guidelines aim for pre-settlement confirmation, simplified compensation claim structure
Five largest US-based dealers hold 37% of total notional, trade association says
Current levels of pre-trade price transparency in interest rate swaps (IRS) are acceptable, according to an end-user survey conducted by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association.
Expert paper calls on HMT to ensure EU legislation on clearing and reporting doesn't damage London's dominance or inhibit market activity in particular asset classes.
Lianna Brinded sends us a special report from Hong Kong and Singapore, after speaking to several leaders from the energy and commodities market about risk management