US banks with more than $50 billion in assets will be required to report trading metrics to regulators from July 1, but confusion remains around Volcker's hedging and market-making exemptions
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Commodity businesses must have broad client base to absorb increased regulatory costs, says JP Morgan commodities head
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In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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