Bill: A stirring debate on whether the approach of cross-linking CCPs or "interoperability" is a good idea for the OTC and Futures market.
Statement from CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo
Bill: An interesting analysis from ClarusFT of the public Open Interest data from CCPs.
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Bill: A useful summary from Aviv of the new consultation from ESMA on trade reporting in Europe.
As SEFs compete for volume, the number of swaps processed is one metric to monitor growth on the platforms. This competitive analysis displays where market participants are transacting and in what size.
Last week, I have introduced reference rates, their usage in financial industry, existing loopholes, attempted manipulation and proposed recommendations by FSB (with OSSG) to revamp these reference rates in order to make them robust and transparen
Bill: This is a CFTC Commissioner retrospecitvely bemoaning the approach of his own staff to regulating the OTC market, and how from his perspective the world is splitting into regional silos to avoid CFTC rules.
Bill: John Kiff has shown a chart which illustrates the dramatic drop in securitisation following the events of 2008. Add John Kiff to your home page by clicking Follow on his profile page.
Alex Soane, product manager, operations for SunGard’s Apex Collateral solution, assesses the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) and the International Organization of Securities Commission’s (IOSCO) proposed plan to further mitigate the
Bill: The Bank of England have moved to reassure Andy Ross (of Morgan Stanley), given his worries about being a UK tax payer and having to back-stop the worlds single largest cleared pool of risk, down Aldgate High Street.
The FSB has provided a useful update on regulatory reform which includes some colourful charts below. The PDF is attached below for convenience, or else follow the link to visit the FSB website.
Under EMIR Regulations as a QCCP, Eurex Clearing provides a range of client asset segregation offerings - Individual Segregation Account (ISA), standard Omnibus Segregation Account (OSA) and Multiple Omnibus Segregation Account (MOSA) .
Bill: Paying to keep your savings with a bank is new ground for savers.
Rise in interest rates trading and credit default swaps clearing to the States
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Cherry Picking occurs when a company in default collects money from counterparties but waits to pay them only if there is money left when the administration process is completed. Several reasons may prevent from netting values owed against receiva