Clearer will no longer boot out member firms when they drop below BBB threshold. Downgrades planned by Moody's Investors Service could have left Morgan Stanley a notch away from expulsion
Trouble in the eurozone is increasing collateral in over-the-counter derivatives market, according to Isda
A Federal Reserve deputy associate director says he is confident regulators will meet a June deadline to draw up a consultation paper on global margin standards for uncleared trades
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As of April 3, typing the phrase ‘Working Group on Margining Requirements’ (WGMR) into Google yielded a total of three results – the same number as the Bangor Biscuit Appreciation Society (BBAS). Without meaning to impugn the BBAS, that’s a...
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Regulators fear derivatives could be structured to make them unclearable – and there is anecdotal evidence to suggest escape routes have been explored. But market participants say there is no incentive to avoid the new regime. Joe Rennison reports
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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