Takeshi Hirano, director of strategic planning and over-the-counter derivatives clearing services at the JSCC, talks to Ramya Jaidev
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A decision to limit the scope of Japan's clearing mandate has torpedoed months of partnership talks between LCH.Clearnet and the Japan Securities Clearing Corporation
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