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International frameworks for CCPs should be the primary source of jurisdictional equivalence assessments, according to Iosco's Alder.
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Current regulatory approach makes further financial crises as "certain as the amen in the church"
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Asian CCPs under pressure from EU third-country equivalence/recognition deadline squeeze
Nick Smith appointed as replacement
Many financial institutions in Asia would not be in a position to comply with Dodd-Frank cross-border applications should the CFTC’s exemptive order expire on schedule on July 12
Inconsistent rules are damaging financial intermediation, says senior Japanese banker
Responses to Iosco's Principles for Financial Benchmarks reveal concerns that many markets will not be able to support transactions-based rates; RBA questions 'lexicographic hierarchy'
Returns for hedging via long-term cross-currency swaps are attractive, but few are able to do so because of the lack of credit support annexes in place
Australian regulators are looking at whether to mandate clearing of OTC derivatives, but the market is already moving to clear without a mandate in place
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Economic fundamentals, not credit ratings, should drive Basel III risk weightings, argues CIMB markets head
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