The revision of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive represents a fundamental change for financial markets across many areas, requiring major re-engineering of some business models and an opportunity for transformational change.
Join FIS and guests for an insight into the right way to turn your collateral management activity into a profit centre rather than a cost. Our panel will discuss the latest research into the effects of mandatory clearing and bilateral margining on your collateral management activity.
There is no end of research extoling the grim realities or lamenting the high costs and negative impacts of Trade and Transaction Reporting, unfortunately, it’s not going away. (Live on the 30th June)
Blockchain is one of the hottest topics in financial industry nowadays. 2015 was the year of high expectations about how blockchain could proliferate beyond bitcoins, 2016 has been emerging as a year of expectations that at least some of the ideas expressed before would transform from PowerPoint files into proofs-of-concept, prototypes and (who knows?) even killer apps
The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA, ESMA - ESAs) is pleased to announce the launch of its dedicated website. The new website presents information and news about the cross-sectoral work of the three ESAs.
The Summit for Asset Management (TSAM) speaks for itself; hosting numerous co-located conferences across major financial hubs globally – including New York, Boston and London. OTC Space registered readers can take advantage of a special 20% discount.
A short video to explain the approach to regulatory reporting using the Validate.trade from Riskfocus
This two day extended intermediate to advanced level programme will provide delegates with comprehensive training in the latest MiFID II regulatory, risk, compliance and implementation issues. A 10% Discount for is available for OTC Space registered readers.
Since a first launch in 1998, ISDA Protocols have become the go-to solution to enable financial institutions and their counterparties to respond to regulatory requirements and market events by amending affected contracts without the need to trawl through and bilaterally renegotiate every single document.
While it all began many years ago with Credit Valuation Adjustment (CVA), a number of new XVAs have risen to prominence in the last few years such as DVA, FVA, MVA, KVA.
The OTC Space has been growing ever since its creation in 2014. The newest update on registered readers is now available, and shows that there are now more than 3,500 people accessing the premium content as registered readers.
David Farmery from Message Automation discusses the need for a harmonised data platform at the heart of any strategic Trade and Transaction Reporting solution.
This is the fourth of my series of over-the-counter (OTC) derivative primers. The first three covered the instruments, risk management and clearing. This post covers central clearing and central counterparty risk management issues.
I’ve written about the public FCM data in America a couple times before, most recently back in October 2015 here.
The 2008 financial crisis amplified regulatory focus for the entire industry. It was also a catalyst for a host of structural market changes across the globe that were tailored to prevent another crisis and protect investor interests. While regulators have focused on these structural reforms, market participants continue to innovate and as a result the use of technology and automation in trading has reached new levels. Increased market complexity and the application of technology for trading opens the door for greater use of quantitative metrics for monitoring, surveillance and enforcement of trading practices.
For anyone involved in preparing for the bilateral margin regulations in September 2016 and March 2017 the post below and background are important.
An on-demand compression service delivering capital savings on cleared trades is now available to banks through ClearCompress.
Liquidity Risk has shot into prominence since the subprime crisis because of the issues banks had with determining their ability to obtain funding and the tradability of their assets in a turbulent market.
Risk Focus were proud to field a few players at yesterday’s innings at the Kia Oval. Fortunately for yours truly as a Scotsman who is baffled by the sport (and assumes you need a Masters degree in Mathematics just to follow the score!), cricket was not on the agenda.
Tap into the latest developments in the listed derivatives and cleared swaps industry at the 9th Annual International Derivatives Expo. Sessions will be overflowing with valuable insights from exchange leaders, clearinghouse leaders, regulators, FCMs and buy-side participants.