Trio of rules - on liquidity, clearing and margin for uncleared trades - will hoover up vast amounts of collateral, market participants fear
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....
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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
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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