Barclays looks to woo CCPs with CDM prototype

Plan to save billions in post-trade costs relies on the creation of central data utilities

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Barclays has released a blueprint showing how the derivatives industry could implement a common data standard for interest rate swaps – a potentially big step towards reducing post-trade costs, but one that would require the creation of a new utility to maintain a golden record of trades.

In a paper published on October 7, the UK bank sketches out how broker-dealers and market infrastructures can utilise the common domain model (CDM), the International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s

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