Risk management system of the year (vendor): Markit Group

Paul Jones

There’s a simple way to explain how the derivatives market has changed in recent years: the business consumes more capital and funding at a time when the costs of those resources has increased. Resource consumption is rising in large part because of new rules on counterparty risk – the Basel III charge for credit valuation adjustment (CVA) drives up capital requirements, while the mandatory use of clearing houses and bilateral collateral agreements means dealers need more funding.

“The rate at

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