A recent Dodd-Frank rule-making proposal from five US prudential regulators has caused a bit of a stir. People have been worried for some time about the territorial scope of the Dodd-Frank Act, and whether...
US banks may lose sovereign clients over Dodd-Frank margin posting rules
Isda chairman warns House Committee on Agriculture that extraterritorial application of swaps proposals could make US banks less competitive
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EC official voices concern over the long arm of US derivatives rules
One of China's leading securities houses sees a bright future for domestic investment banks developing hedge fund-like trading businesses, once securities short-selling is further liberalised on the...
HKEx plans to beef up its risk management following the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers in September 2008 by introducing margin rules and seeking more funds from cash clearing members. The move would ...
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Senior regulators reveal "concern" over segregation of margin and swap data repositories
Several Asian nations could compel their banks to clear swaps in-country - others seek to join foreign CCPs on special terms
Ice Clear Europe accepts gold for margin, while LCH.Clearnet is also working on extending eligible collateral
Having to post cash as variation margin to central counterparties (CCPs) will cause substantial yield losses for pension funds that conduct liability-driven investment (LDI) strategies, according to...
Clinging to collateral
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