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
Stockholm-based TriOptima has designed a way to transfer unclearable risk into a central counterparty. All the company has to do now is convince the world’s regulators to change their rules. By Michael...
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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Boston-based State Street traces its history to 1792, less than a decade after the conclusion of the American Revolution. Today, the bank is hoping to profit by clinging to the coat-tails of another revolution: the overhaul of the over-the-counter derivatives...
Over-the-counter derivatives have been a popular way for many buy-side firms to take or hedge risk for more than two decades, but they may be about to lose their appeal. Regulatory reform will impose new capital and liquidity constraints on banks, which...
Many in the industry suspect there will eventually be consolidation in the over-the-counter clearing space, but few predicted that trend would begin before mandatory clearing regulations even came into effect. If LCH.Clearnet’s acquisition of International...
When applying for regulatory approval at the end of 2010, New York Portfolio Clearing (NYPC) pitched the centrepiece of its strategy – a cross-entity, portfolio-margining capability – as a way to inject competition into the US interest rate futures...
Working group publishes proposed margin rules for uncleared trades – bringing global rules in line with an earlier US proposal
Central counterparties are about to take centre stage in the revamped over-the-counter derivatives markets – a development that has given rise to a set of global principles for their management and supervision. William Dudley, president of the Federal...
A UK Supreme Court ruling on client money protection at Lehman Brothers could have far-reaching consequences – not just for futures customers of Lehman and MF Global, but on the way all clients view the protections they are granted by law. By Lukas...
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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