New rules would see OTC markets over-margined, while futures may be under-margined - and there could be systemic implications
Central Bank of Ireland adviser says reforms will cause an "Ice Age" in the derivatives market
Dealers have been given the go-ahead to bundle together execution and clearing businesses – offering cut-price clearing as a way to attract clients to their trading desks. That could shut would-be rivals...
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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Cash-rich corporates could replace capital-constrained dealers as providers of collateral transformation services, according to one asset manager
Esma's decision to make indirect clearing an optional service could leave smaller firms without clearing access, according to a poll of Risk.net readers
Japan’s central counterparty proposes a 20-fold lower capital threshold for membership for it to qualify as a recognised clearing house under US rules; it also started successfully clearing yen interest rate swaps as of last week
A re-reading of the CFTC's phase-in rules for central clearing is prompting alarm among buy- and sell-side firms
Buy-side firms need to begin negotiating OTC clearing documentation now or risk being forced to adopt one-size-fits-all standard templates
New regulations could make interest rate swaps a more expensive product. As a result, large buy-side firms are looking at alternatives such as swap futures, which are also getting the backing of some dealers. Is this the beginning of the end for over-the-counter...
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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