Proposed rules could result in relatively vanilla forex products attracting disproportionate margin and capital requirements, says BoE FX division head
Buy-side firms argue new regulations will create a collateral squeeze – despite claims by a Bank of England official that the fears are overplayed
This three-part series looks at the various factors that firms across the ecosystem of global FX markets - from the buy-side, the sell-side, and the supporting community of technology vendors and service providers - should consider in order to, not just survive, but to thrive in this dynamic and ever-changing environment.
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CCPs should be required to make details of their models public, says the Bank of England’s payments and infrastructure division head
Isda estimates that mandatory clearing and margin could require the posting of up to $30 trillion of initial margin have been inflated, not least because of a likely exemption for forex swaps and fo...
Dealers, clients and clearing houses need to work together to resolve problems caused by intraday margin calls, say panellists
Proposals to require derivatives users to post initial margin on uncleared trades will cause many end-users to stop using derivatives, say a majority of survey respondents
In the balance?
Working group publishes proposed margin rules for uncleared trades – bringing global rules in line with an earlier US proposal
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