The International Swaps and Derivatives Association is carrying out its biggest overhaul for years of commodity definitions, which will include new products to reflect market developments
Sovereign debt crisis raises fears about correlation of derivative collateral denominated in domestic currencies
Long-awaited derivatives proposals focus on standards for central counterparties that clear OTC derivatives.
Protection sellers on monoline face 80% cash value payout
US financial reform edges closer as legislators prepare for the reconcilation of the House and Seante bills
If someone could create a short form document of three or four pages that could alert retail investors to the proceeds and pitfalls of a structured product, then regulators could relax, investors could do their own simple risk-reward analysis and product...
South Korea introduced a raft of new legislation with the aim of helping make Seoul a world-class financial centre prior to the financial crisis. But the events of 2007–08 proved a game changer as regulators grappled with the damage wreaked by kikos...
SG CIB's Eric Litvack talks to Risk about the implications of evolving rules on bank capital and OTC derivatives.
Heated debate over financial regulatory reform going through the US Congress was at the forefront of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s annual general meeting in San Francisco last month.
As the markets recover from the crisis, counterparties are using much lower levels of collateral, an Isda survey has found.
A speaker from BAML calls for delays to US financial reform proposals.
Uncertainty over the final shape of regulatory reform is reportedly making buy-side firms wary of committing to central clearing.
High credit default swap spreads on Greece reflect real concerns, not speculation, and demonstrate the product's usefulness, Isda heard on Friday.
The rate of decrease in notional volumes of credit default swaps (CDSs) has slowed, according to the International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s year-end 2009 market survey, which was unveiled at its annual general meeting in San Francisco on...
New fixed 100bp, 250bp and 500bp coupons aim to promote liquidity and fungibility in LCDS contracts
Isda has classified a restructuring of Ambac's RMBS-related exposure as a bankruptcy, triggering thousands of CDS.