Foreign exchange

Addressing SA-CCR capital challenges with FX clearing

Since the implementation of the standardised approach to counterparty credit risk (SA-CCR) in June 2021, the foreign exchange industry has struggled to cope with the sharp increases in capital requirements for FX products. James Shanahan, director,…

UMR and the growth of client clearing

Following the implementation of phase six of the uncleared margin rules (UMR) this September, buy-side firms in-scope are carefully considering how to allocate capital and collateral more efficiently. Uchenna Uduji, ForexClear business manager, discusses…

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