CCPs mull collateral options amid debt ceiling deadlock

Isda AGM: Raising haircuts and minimum maturities are among measures on the table to avoid a cliff-edge


Clearing houses are in a dilemma over the treatment of short-dated US Treasury collateral as talks over raising the US debt ceiling remain deadlocked despite cautious optimism that a deal could be edging closer.

If no agreement is reached the US could crash into default as early as June 1, and any Treasury collateral that matures before a solution is found would expire worthless. While talks are expected to resume on Tuesday (May 16), a stalemate would leave clearing house members and their

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options


Want to know what’s included in our free membership? Click here

This address will be used to create your account

Most read articles loading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here