I am pleased to announce that, after a 12-year hiatus, the world’s leading risk management organizations will come together again on May 6, 2014.
It is now more than two months since European EMIR Trade Reporting came into operation, read our analysis of the results and what Scott O'Malia at the CFTC thinks about our article.
The trading of the basic commodities that are transformed into the foods we eat, the energy that fuels our transportation and heats and lights our homes, and the metals present in the objects we use in our daily lives is one of the oldest forms of economic activity. Yet commodity trading is widely misunderstood, and as a consequence, it is often the subject of controversy.
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Some interesting responses to the idea of aggregating data into a central place from all the global trade repositories.
A Blackrock thought paper sets out their strong views on how CCPs should be positioned given their key role in the future market infrastructure.
The new Chairman of the CFTC is making a fast start in tackling the unintended systemic risk consequences of Dodd-Frank's Title VII derivatives rules. Could this avert a future FCM concentration risk crisis and enable legacy stockpiles of uncollateralized counterparty risk to be more easily reduced in response to the capital incentives? Let's hope so.
CME launches their DSF product within their European Entity and CCP.
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) today released results from its 2014 ISDA Margin Survey at its 29th Annual General Meeting in Munich.
Keep track of which CCPs are authorised and when.
Key organisations within the UK provide components of the Financial Market Infrastructure, which the Bank of England must supervise.
Deloitte has a team called the Centre for Regulatory Strategy which has done something interesting, calculating the incremental cost of the new regulations on cleared and non-cleared OTC products.
For those who are fluent in Polish, the Polish FSA announced this today:
The FSB have published their latest report on progress around the world on implementing the G20 reforms for Trade Reporting, Central Clearing, Capital Rules and Electronic Trading.
SGX has added new cleared OTC IRS contracts in Malaysian Ringgit and Thai Baht IRS but settled in USD
Bill: Although this post dates back to April 2014, the topic of concentration risk within a CCP is still valid, I am surprised this research didn't pick up more comment at the time of publication, as it seems to numerically show under-margining in