While the idea behind a maturity threshold for forex collateral requirements makes sense to regulators, FSA speaker at FX Week Europe recognises the industry's opposition
Proposed rules could result in relatively vanilla forex products attracting disproportionate margin and capital requirements, says BoE FX division head
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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
Draft European Securities and Markets Authority rules on indirect clearing caused uproar when they appeared in June. The regulator removed the most controversial elements in its final text, but dealers are still in the dark about the capital treatment...
On September 18, CME Group launched an interest rate swap futures contract for the second time – 10 years after its first attempt. The original product never took off, so what’s different this time? Well, everything. Back in 2002, the CME’s pitch...
Dealers, clients and clearing houses need to work together to resolve problems caused by intraday margin calls, say panellists
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