It used to mean the tearing-up of perfectly matching trades, but compression has become something bolder and more ambitious in recent months – at the same time, it has also become more confusing, ...
TriOptima’s new risk mitigation system, triBalance, is a big hit among dealers – but it faces a regulatory death sentence
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Following the launch of the interest rate derivatives trade repository last week, the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation confirms foreign exchange and commodities are the next priority
The database race
Speaking in a video interview, Isda executive vice-chairman Robert Pickel said regulators are aware that inconsistencies could emerge between legislative requirements and Fed letter commitments
Industry defends decision to set up recently sidelined TriOptima rates repository and argues voluntary commitments have value
Industry launches new process to select rate derivatives repository, after CFTC proposals far exceed tasks TriOptima’s repository was asked to perform by dealers and bank regulators
Names of derivatives counterparties and deal details could wind up in the public domain, unless regulators are bound by data controls, industry argues
New regulatory fixes only a partial solution as industry anticipates jurisdiction shopping by secretive clients
Rules and regulations
TriOptima, a Stockholm-based portfolio compression service, has torn up a record number of interest rate swaps between January and August 2010. Recently released figures show that the total notional...
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association has canvassed external legal counsel from the Group of 20 (G-20) countries on their individual data privacy laws, which may have prevented full disclosure...
A new trade repository for interest rate derivatives operated by Swedish technology company TriOptima is due to send its first reports to regulators around the world today, dealers have told Risk. After...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.