Swap execution facility
NDOs in testing on Medusa platform as some market participants begin to consider alternatives to deliverable FX options that could be more easily cleared
Market participants still unclear on the implications of the requirement for multibank platforms trading non-cleared swaps to register as swap execution facilities
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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Tradeweb and other would-be Sefs say they have been given too much power to decide which swaps are mandated to trade on platforms
Final execution rules in the US have given swap execution facilities the power to determine what products they will be allowed to trade. The entire industry appears to agree this is a terrible idea – including the trading venues themselves. Peter Madigan...
The US Dodd-Frank Act envisioned a new type of trading venue for over-the-counter derivatives, known as swap execution facilities (Sefs). But in the energy markets, at least, it appears Sefs are dead and traditional futures exchanges have emerged triumphant....
As agency approves long-awaited final rules on Sefs, CFTC staff say they could strip exchanges of freedom to set futures block thresholds
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
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