Firms say definition of "algorithmic trading" needs revising, while exchanges applaud new pre- and post-trade transparency framework for OTC derivatives
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Chair of European Parliament's Econ committee believes CRD IV should mirror Emir corporate exemptions, but has not yet decided whether sovereign counterparties should enjoy the same benefit
CFTC chairman says European regulators should expand scope of Emir to include all derivatives, rather than OTC only
The FSB warns that some regulations appear to be contrary to the spirit of the OTC derivatives reforms agreed by G-20 members – a statement some believe was prompted by a disagreement over the scope of European derivatives regulation
US regulators enlist Department of Energy computing power to analyse metric that aims to predict catastrophic market events
FSB settles on plan to tackle the 'too big to fail' problems posed by systemically important financial institutions; measures will be sent to G-20 summit in November
Crunch time for corporates
London-based CCP is set to launch clearing for NDFs in six currencies in mid-November, having shelved plans for options clearing while banks discuss settlement-related issues with regulators
Market participants in Asia need to focus more on operational risks associated with their resurgent OTC derivatives trading volumes, especially as the market moves towards trade repositories and central counterparty clearing, according to a new report...
Interest rate swap clearing volumes at CME leapt 2,172% between August and September, and dealers say one firm is responsible for the surge
FSA's Bailey says the commitment letter process is better for firms than having the regulator "kicking over their books"
Dodd-Frank and Sefs set to encourage growth in algorithmic execution of OTC derivatives, say dealers
The fixed-income flash crash
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One pot to rule them all
International coalition of regulators recognises the likelihood that multiple trade repositories will be set up along global, regional or national lines and sets out recommendations for minimum standards