Debate continues to rage about the merits of clearing, with some market observers arguing that the benefits of using central counterparties are outweighed by the precipitous costs involved. But such criticisms...
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...
CCPs should have complete transparency on risk to prevent margin-related failures
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Many of the proposed reforms in derivatives market regulation were driven by politics rather than economics. This could lead to an additional source of systemic risk and less effective risk management among end-users, argues David Rowe
SGX head of clearing risk urges greater cooperation among region's regulators
Final rules on margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives are expected within weeks, including a long-awaited exemption for forex swaps and forwards
The first clearing mandates have come into force in the US, with a further deadline due in September, while Europe and parts of Asia will follow in 2014. In this roundtable discussion, convened by Risk and sponsored by Nomura, a group of clearing experts...
Netting and optimal execution effects may help other CCPs reduce margin requirements, says NYU maths professor Marco Avellaneda
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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