This is the third of my series of over-the-counter (OTC) derivative primers. The first two covered the various instruments, and risk management issues. This one covers the basics of bilateral and central clearing. The next post will delve deeper into central clearing mechanics and risk management.
At their 2009 Pittsburgh Summit, leaders of the Group of 20 advanced and emerging market economies (G20) called for a major overhaul of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets, which was to have been completed by the end of 2012.
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A brief exchange of correspondence between regulators over the last fortnight has brought aspects of MiFID II’s regulatory technical standards back into question.
A new model for giving clients access to clearing by re-modelling the Client - CCP relationship
This story dates back to events a few months ago and must have been a painful time for DTCC, click the link below for the details. The situation has been resolved so this is historic only. Bill
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Decision axes potential hurdle to exchange’s participation in overseas mergers.
Maybe this will open the way for LSEG/LCH/DB or SGX to move in to Australia. Bill.
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This post is the second in a series of over-the-counter (OTC) derivative primers. The first covered the product basics and this one will cover bilateral contract counterparty risk management. The next post will cover clearing and central counterparties (CCPs).
Following the release of new examples and a new version of the Transaction Reporting FAQ earlier today(see here), ACER have this afternoon issued a new version of the REMIT Questions and Answers document, the 15th version, which can be found here.
A lot has been written about the increasing systemic importance of Derivatives Clearing Houses, so I thought it would be interesting to see what the new CCP Quantitative Disclosures show on how cash is held by CCPs and the differences in practice
We are please to announce that NetOTC will also be joining the event, with a re-jig of the agenda to allow more time to hear about the latest platforms for margin activity
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