Latest proposal extends number of silos from five to 17, mirroring approach taken by LCH.Clearnet
Patrick Pearson, head of the European Commission unit that drafted Emir, says forex swaps and forwards must be exempt from clearing under Esma standards
An auction to settle the Greek sovereign CDS goes smoothly, but some participants argue the documentation needs to be revisited
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The costs of transacting swaps with one-way CSAs mean more debt offices could join Hungary, Ireland, Portugal and Sweden
Singapore regulator wants central clearing but is agnostic over where it takes place
Spreads are static and volumes light as EU finance ministers and the Greek government try to reach agreement over bail-out terms
Esma could take key risk management decisions out of the hands of CCPs, according to new discussion paper on the technical standards required by European clearing rules
Dealers will have to change the way they approach long-dated derivatives business, says Barclays Capital’s Jerry del Missier
An arbitration panel set up to tackle derivatives disputes could also tackle eurozone debt crisis issues, says Jeffrey Golden, architect of the Isda master agreement
The Indian CDS market, which started trading at the end of last year, will need three years before trades can start being cleared through a central counterparty, says clearing house CRO
Section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Act is based on a misperception of OTC derivatives, says acting OCC head - who also acknowledged criticism of US uncleared margin proposals
Proposed EU trading tax would be vetoed by UK, says Icap's Spencer - if not, the broker will move its London HQ to New York
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