In-depth introduction: Client clearing


Hope and fear are two feelings that, in theory, should have little to do with central clearing. It ought to be a predictable environment, with clear rules and predetermined outcomes – almost all of which, for a client, are reassuring rather than scary. But it depends which client you ask.

In the US, a $10 billion asset clearing threshold means 83 banks will all need to have access to a central counterparty if they want to keep trading over-the-counter derivatives after the category two clearing

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Switching CCP – How and why?

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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