Thanks to Basel III capital requirements and increased funding costs, banks have become well used to the idea that derivatives portfolios must be closely scrutinised to ensure they are capital efficient and carry as little operational risk as possible. More recently, the wider energy trading community has also begun to wake up to the idea.
In large part, this realisation has been driven by regulation. Both the US Dodd-Frank Act and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (Emir) require mar
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