Investors have become more aware about the security of collateral since the collapse of Lehman Brothers. A number of hedge funds are now insisting margin posted on derivatives trades is not rehypothecated...
Clearer's plans to create a special membership category for central banks and other sovereigns could undermine CCPs' risk-mutualisation model, rivals claim
Senator's letter fails to assuage end-user concerns over non-cleared swaps
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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New Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) rules come into effect today, putting increased margin maintenance requirements in place for investors who hold leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Margin requirements are now to be "commensurate...
A paper detailing alternative approaches to posting independent amount is expected to be jointly published by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, the Managed Funds Association and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association...
Collateral management has been hoisted up to-do lists since Lehman Brothers collapsed last year. Under pressure from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and other supervisors to make radical improvements to the operational infrastructure of the over-the-counter...
In a speech today to the Westminster & City Twentieth Anniversary life insurance conference, the Financial Services Authority's John Tiner sought to clarify a letter, released last Friday, that relaxed the solvency regime for UK life assurers.
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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