Legal precedent suggests European Commission might have to determine which contracts should be cleared under new derivatives rules, rather than Esma as originally planned
Treacherous path ahead
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Kay Swinburne criticises colleagues in the European Parliament for failing to tackle the question of whether forex contracts need to be subjected to new clearing and reporting requirements
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New regulations will require Indian companies to prove they have an exposure that needs to be hedged
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New kid on the bloc
Theo Lubke calls time on 15-year stint with New York Fed to join Goldman Sachs.
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