The extraterritorial scope of US margin rules would have left US banks’ overseas swaps business in tatters, but an international working group looks set to deliver a reprieve by endorsing similar rules....
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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As the Dodd-Frank rule-making process drags on, US energy companies are wondering when they will finally have clarity about the law’s impact on their business. Alexander Osipovich examines some of the key issues being thrashed out in the months to...
A hammer to crack a nut, or a chance for everybody to win? Buy-side panellists disagree on the merits of central clearing
Dealers are concerned that intra-day margin call guidelines, which they claim could drain up to $500 billion from financial markets, could make it into final CPSS/Iosco principles
Dealers will be able to cross-margin interest rate swaps, and eurodollar and Treasury futures, from May
US regulations on mandatory clearing and uncleared margin could put US dealers at a competitive disadvantage in Europe, says EIB
As they stand, segregation rules for the cleared over-the-counter derivatives market are a mess. The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) finalised its rules in January, mandating an approach known as legal segregation with operational commingling...
Esma could take key risk management decisions out of the hands of CCPs, according to new discussion paper on the technical standards required by European clearing rules
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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