Financial regulatory overhaul to impact energy trading more than any other sector

The current overhaul of financial regulation will have a more profound effect on energy trading than any other sector, as ongoing challenges in energy trade confirmation will be exacerbated, says market expert

Speaking at the annual Energy Risk USA conference in Houston this week, James Davies, head of the trader systems business unit at software provider Trayport, said the current overhaul of financial regulation could mean "tighter restrictions on the time you have to present the amount of capital you have available to cover your positions", which will cause "a lot of problems for energy trading”.

“For example, if you are an end-user and you need to put up some collateralisation for different

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