Swap execution facility
US block trading rules have been reproposed following intense criticism, but many dealers suspect the new methodology has been designed to produce the same end result. By Peter Madigan
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
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