Australian market increasingly important as AUD IRS volumes overtake yen
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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Margin efficiency will be the main driver of success in the OTC clearing world and while cross-margining with futures has been touted as a potential game changer, the gains from this may be illusory, says Michael Davie, head of SwapClear, and chief executive...
Australian regulators are looking at whether to mandate clearing of OTC derivatives, but the market is already moving to clear without a mandate in place
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.