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In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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Panellists speaking at a derivatives industry event in Hong Kong believe Asia is unlikely to meet its obligations to have full mandatory clearing in 14 months – the deadline established in the 2009 G-20 agreement. They say a lack of regulatory clarity...
CFTC says 38 FCMs would be able to act as OTC clearing members under $50 million capital limit - but dealers fear it will weaken CCPs, and call for tough membership rules to redress the balance
Disputes over the valuation of trades backed by multi-currency credit support annex (CSA) agreements – allowing counterparties to post collateral in multiple currencies and assets – have pushed the industry to develop a new standard CSA. Progress...
The majority of respondents to an online poll support central bank liquidity access for CCPs, but critics argue this would be likely to lead to the break-up of multi-currency clearers
The Central Bank of Chile has the authority to stop financial institutions netting down their transactions, which participants fear might prevent central counterparties from being able to clear contracts denominated in the Chilean peso
LCH.Clearnet's then-chief executive, Roger Liddell, knew what he was doing when he told Risk in April last year that the margin standards being used by one of the firm’s rivals were “bordering on reckless” (Risk May 2010, page 9). With regulators...
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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