Swap execution facility
An ongoing lack of clarity and the potential for extraterritoriality in swap execution facility rules is creating a bumpy ride towards registration, according to three putative Sefs
Uncertainty over the future of single-dealer platforms under new European trading rules is prompting banks to consider price aggregation of OTC trading platforms
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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A bipartisan attempt to clarify the scope of the Dodd-Frank Act – and limit the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s proposals on swap execution facilities – had been making rapid progress, raising hopes that trading platforms would have some...
The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive creates a new type of trading venue for the execution of over-the-counter derivatives and, as things stand, dealers’ existing platforms do not qualify. Joe Rennison analyses the potential for a reprieve...
The Dodd-Frank Act is set to drastically reshape the over-the-counter energy derivatives brokerage industry in the US, as small firms in particular are threatened with the loss of their independence. Alexander Osipovich finds out how brokers are coping...
Dodd-Frank requires transparency for derivatives trading, CFTC chair says - and final Sef rules will reflect that
Removing voice as an option would leave clients facing execution risk, says Isda chair Stephen O'Connor - but some buy-side firms see it differently
New regulations will help reduce systemic risk, but changes need to be made to certain parts of the rules, Isda chairman says
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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