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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 forwards, according to a senior BoE official
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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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