Changes to popular structured products aim to help dealers reduce hedging costs, but will investors make the switch?
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Leverage ratio seen as biggest impediment to porting client positions
Introduction of pricing adjustment could see foreign banks compete for corporate business
BoE, BaFin and CFTC move signals concern over whether client positions can be moved between banks in a crisis
Failure of big clearing brokers could see clients unable to move to stable competitors
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Despite the deadline for introducing central clearing already passing, a number of questions are unanswered. Leading figures from around the region voice their concerns
Putting cash to work – Now and post Solvency II
Name concentration correction
Sovereign debt crisis raises fears about correlation of derivative collateral denominated in domestic currencies
Article 17 of AIFM seeks to impose strict liability on depository banks that could have far-reaching ramifications for the industry
Banking systems with small numbers of large banks are more stable and less likely to undergo crises, according to World Bank and NBER economists.
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In a report published today, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) highlighted disclosure, concentration and the role of ratings agencies as key features of the credit risk transfer market that may need to be addressed with regulation.