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Revamped rules were not designed to mirror scope of old exemptions, CFTC chair tells FIA conference
New derivatives regulation will require all derivatives trades to be reported to trade repositories – but some confusion exists over who has the responsibility to report
The Dodd-Frank Act requires cleared over-the-counter trades to be executed on an exchange or swap execution facility – as long as at least one venue makes the swap available to trade. So, who gets to...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Hundreds of OTC product types would receive different reporting and trading thresholds under new CFTC proposals - but there is no exemption for equity derivatives
A Europe-wide trading tax is under discussion in Paris and Frankfurt, but has no chance of being approved by the UK, Icap’s chief executive Michael Spencer tells Duncan Wood
Icap’s forex spot and NDF electronic platform, EBS, is looking to diversify into outright forwards and other services this year
It has been 28 months since the Group of 20 nations called for standardised over-the-counter derivatives to be traded on exchanges or electronic platforms – but firms hoping to run an approved trading venue are still in the dark about the criteria they...
The eurozone debt crisis has hit volumes in the interdealer market, with brokers reporting a significant drop-off in recent months. Despite the change in market dynamics, the top brokers in the region remain the same as last year, with Icap taking top...
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future