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A new Cayman law will require independent directors, a licensing regime and a database of registered directors, as well as regular reporting from managers and service providers
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.
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