Swap execution facility
In 1999, Sunil Hirani launched an electronic trading platform for credit derivatives, which sold for $625 million nine years later. Now he's back - and his new idea is an exchange for interest rate swaps....
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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As market-makers lose their risk-taking capacity, one technology start-up argues the answer is to aggregate both liquidity and information. By Tom Newton
Swap execution facility rules could be finalised in weeks, but CFTC commissioner gives little away on the detail
There is an old joke about two hikers who disturb a bear. One pulls on his running shoes in response, prompting his weirdly rational companion to point out that outrunning the bear will be impossible. “I don’t need to outrun the bear,” the first...
At the start of 2012, MarkitServ made a bet. Although the regulatory environment was still evolving, the firm – best known as a provider of middleware services that connect the varied participants in post-reform derivatives markets – decided to throw...
As the CFTC prepares to finalise its rules on extraterritoriality, some firms in Asia are working to minimise the impact on non-US entities
CFTC commissioner also hints that 15-second rule will be amended - and says final cross-border rules will include a new definition of ‘US person’
Sefs could lose out if OTC trading volumes move into listed products, says CFTC commissioner - but he is "comfortable" with decision to approve the CME's new swap future contract
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