The focus on clearing and risk management is creating an expanding need for mathematical models to calculate margin requirements in many contexts. In the exchange world SPAN has been the staple calculation method, and widely implemented by software vendors, whereas since the arrival of SwapClear and the global take up of central clearing, various variations of Value at Risk (VaR) have become necessary both for margin, capital and portfolio modelling reasons.
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As promised informally, the European Commission has begun a public consultation.
4sight and The Field Effect would like to invite you to a webinar on Synthetic Financing on Wednesday, 17th June.
ABTEC is the largest and most prestigious event that convenes the entire financial technology community from across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Amir: Recently I noticed that the view statistics for my June 2014 blog on LCH-CME Switch Trades were running at 5 times their weekly average, which I thought was odd.
This is the largest financial penalty ever imposed by the FCA, or its predecessor the Financial Services Authority (FSA).
Margin and collateral efficiency have been two of the most frequently discussed topics over the past year or two and will continue to be so for some time. Why is this topic so important? Simply put, the market as a whole is going to need more collateral, and will have to learn to deliver it with greater frequency and efficiency. This article summarizes the key suggestions on how to address these challenges.
Being at the very beginning of what I hope to be my long and winding career road, a crucial part of my development has been finding people in my work place who inspire me.
An update to our collation of the CCP notional figures. as of February.
Japanese bank cites regulatory delays and uncertainty for closure of some OTC derivatives clearing
Bill: The scope of this announce is ex-Japan, where they will contain to provide service.
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The financial system is shifting towards greater use of collateral to mitigate counterparty credit risk. On a systemic basis, this is reducing credit risk; however it is creating new market and liquidity risk on the collateral held, potentially resulting in weak points in the resilience of the financial system
US and European regulators continue in their efforts to reach agreement on their clearing house rules.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has opened today a consultation seeking stakeholders’ views on proposed regulatory technical
The FIA/FIA Europe International Derivatives Expo (IDX) convenes over 1,500 global thought leaders for a two-day program showcasing diverse perspectives from exchange leaders, clearinghouse leaders, regulators, traders and the buy-side on a range of issues impacting the derivatives industry worldwide. Alongside the conference, the IDX exhibit hall attracts an impressive group of solutions and service providers supporting the listed derivatives and cleared swaps industry .
Clearing Euro Fixed Income Futures and Options, Euribor Futures and Options and Euro IRS through three CCPs is inefficient and costly both for the Buy Side and Sell Side.
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