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...
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
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With just one year to go until the end-2012 deadline set by the Group of 20 (G-20) nations for all standardised over-the-counter derivatives to be cleared, a number of uncertainties remain – not least, whether the global regulators will meet the deadline....
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Margin efficiency is going to be key to both listed and OTC derivatives markets, but the equity market has been lagging - a result of regulatory opacity
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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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