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US authorities are set to levy a 30% tax on payments from offshore structured products tied to US stocks. One law firm calls it a “fundamental change” to the treatment of cross-border derivatives transactions...
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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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