Derivatives onshoring

New rules coming into force in many jurisdictions in Asia are challenging the ability of global financial institutions to operate a hub-and-spoke business model for their derivatives businesses.


Given the vast size and jurisdictional complexity of Asia, global banks have generally preferred an over-the-counter derivatives coverage model in which their product specialists are based in either of the two main financial hubs, Hong Kong or Singapore. These product specialists travelled to other Asian countries to work with the banks’ on-the-ground relationship managers to jointly market deals to local counterparties. This was an efficient way to cover the region, as the domestic derivatives

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