In a speech at the SEC Speaks conference on February 22, commissioner Daniel Gallagher alluded to a recent regulatory spat between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the International Organization...
Prescriptions within Emir and Dodd-Frank over the use of third-country clearing houses could drive European and US players out of Asia derivative markets – with a potentially negative impact on liquidity...
On March 7, 2009 the Bank of England began its aggressive policy of monetary stimulus, slashing interest rates to 0.5% and commencing quantitative easing. Now, four years on, with the UK economy teetering...
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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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