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Four-way agreements too difficult under Dodd-Frank external business conduct standards, say prime brokers
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A preliminary protocol to enable four-way FX prime brokerage involving agency desks has been agreed ‘in principle’ and could allow agencies to scale up their activities, having been largely redu...
Agency desks warn they could be driven out of the market as a result of business conduct rules
Prime brokers have had to cancel four-way agreements for trades involving two buy-side firms, on the basis that a no-action letter issued by the CFTC on April 30 did not cover this type of business
Coming into force in July, the AIFM directive will likely to curb the freedom for prime brokers to reuse assets pledged by hedge funds for collateral, resulting in higher fees for services including...
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Senior hire is seen as a coup for Deutsche’s clearing business
Prime brokers speaking at Risk/Return Korea voiced concerns over the potential for regulations to strangle the country’s nascent hedge fund sector
Graham Seaton relocates from Sydney to Hong Kong
Forex clearing will be restricted to non-deliverable forwards as US authorities discuss whether settlement risk can be properly managed for cleared forex options, according to speakers at the FX Wee...
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