Clients are currently able to agree with their clearing members to receive portfolio benefits on initial margin across cleared and uncleared positions. Proposed new rules would prevent such arrangements...
The extraterritorial application of US uncleared margin proposals will make it tough for US banks to compete with their foreign counterparts in swaps business unless the proposals are copied by regulators...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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LCH.Clearnet's then-chief executive, Roger Liddell, knew what he was doing when he told Risk in April last year that the margin standards being used by one of the firm’s rivals were “bordering on reckless” (Risk May 2010, page 9). With regulators...
Dealers say they won’t join clearing houses that are not robust – and have already blackballed one central counterparty. As a result, the initial margin methodologies employed by the big rates clearers have begun to converge. Matt Cameron reports...
Systemic risk committee at the Bank of England calls for power to use tools - such as liquidity and leverage ratios, and margin standards - to influence systemic risk
Dealers say CCPs need to be more transparent about how they calculate margin – including making their models fully accessible
More than half of respondents expect regulators to back down over extraterritoriality application of margin rules
A 'trust fall' is a group game designed to promote bonding between the participants: one stands, eyes closed, before falling back into the waiting arms of the group. Now imagine the game being played by a group of regulators. The one elected to fall...
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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