Second helpings – Aaron Woolner column

Second helpings


Deadlines were a source of joy to Douglas Adams, the English author of The Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy, who said he liked “the whooshing sound they make as they fly by”. If Asian financial regulators share Adams’ happiness over missing targets, then they must be rejoicing this month as the deadline – set by the G-20 in Pittsburgh in 2009 – for all standard over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives to be centrally cleared by January 1 has been soundly missed.

Of the seven Asian jurisdictions that

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As uncertainty surrounding Brexit continues and the impacts of Covid-19-driven market volatility are analysed, it is essential for banks and their end-users to understand their clearing options, and how they can achieve greater capital and cross…

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