Consolidation predicted among prime brokers following regulatory shakeout
Regulators have agreed a solution in row over client asset segregation, according to five industry sources
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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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