The G-20 had hoped the reporting of OTC derivatives trades would give regulators an opportunity to spot the build-up of systemic risk. But domestic reporting requirements, a lack of standard data formats and local privacy laws are preventing supervisors...
A consultation report by the international consortium of securities regulators shows more, not less, regulation is the likely endgame for the world's markets. Yakob Peterseil analyses the trend towards interventionism
Structured Products Americas Awards 2013: the winners!
US structurer of the year
Index innovation of the year: Barclays
Structured products house of the year, Americas
House of the year, Latin America: BBVA Bancomer
US distributor of the year: Incapital
House of the year, Canada: Desjardins
Law firm of the year: Davis Polk & Wardwell
Technology innovation of the year: BNP Paribas
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Proposals on the margining of uncleared over-the-counter derivatives trades have been revised to dampen the potential liquid impact. But dealers warn the rules are still dangerously pro-cyclical and will lead to huge numbers of disputes. By Matt Cameron