Removing voice as an option would leave clients facing execution risk, says Isda chair Stephen O'Connor - but some buy-side firms see it differently
Having a voice on the Isda board
Despite New Zealand’s domestic banking sector escaping the worst ravages of the recent financial crisis, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is not wasting any time in introducing the Basel III framework – but with a local twist
Despite hard-won exemptions, corporates should consider the pros and cons of clearing, according to panellists at an ACT event - but treasurers remain unconvinced
Australia's latest consultation paper outlines only "incremental steps" to central clearing
Ever heard of the WGMR?
Italian politicians claim Morgan Stanley's swap termination in January will be a one-off - but dealers say Italy's debt office is subject to other clauses that could have the same effect
New York-based client clearing head leaves as OTC clearing competition hots up
A consultation on OTC clearing is expected in the coming months, but a key question will not be answered
A hammer to crack a nut, or a chance for everybody to win? Buy-side panellists disagree on the merits of central clearing
Market risk hedges should be recognised when calculating CVA capital charge, says HSBC market risk modelling head
Consistent reporting to multiple trade repositories under new OTC regulations will depend on the successful adoption of legal identifiers
Fears that a different approach to over-the-counter derivative regulations in Asia could prompt regulatory arbitrage with Europe and North America have been laid to rest by Singapore’s February consultation on OTC derivatives, explains Cindy Leiw of...
New derivatives regulation will require all derivatives trades to be reported to trade repositories – but some confusion exists over who has the responsibility to report
Default fund contributions will be too onerous for South African banks, say conference participants
Counterparties will have to post variation margin on uncleared trades – but questions remain over which firms will have to post and collect initial margin
Juggling across jurisdictions
Towards two-way CSAs
Available to trade?
Diana Chan, chief executive of EuroCCP, talks to Jessica Meek on interoperability in cash equities and OTC derivatives
Comment letters from Isda and Bank of Montreal argue Basel Committee proposal on DVA deductions goes too far
EuroCCP's Diana Chan talks to Jessica Meek on the issues facing the clearing industry
Hundreds of OTC product types would receive different reporting and trading thresholds under new CFTC proposals - but there is no exemption for equity derivatives