On Monday 26 October 2015, Eurex launched a bond future on Spanish Government Bonds (Bonos y Obligaciones del Estado - BONOS) reflecting a delivery basket of 8.5 - 10.5 years remaining term to maturity Spanish government bonds giving the Buy Side and Sell Side alike an efficient and leveraged access to Spanish long term goverment bond market beta.
On the face of it, the mandatory reporting of derivatives transaction data has seen most progress of all the market reform commitments made by the Group of 20 nations in Pittsburgh in 2009.
Bill: What are your experiences of Sprints, Scrums and Agile methods? Is a hard problem in small pieces just as hard as the original problem?
With the MiFID II/MiFIR deadline now less than 14 months away, there is a great deal of work to do. This applies to all in the commodities industry, in particular those who lose their exemptions.
Even though it seems the clearing mandate is still so far away from implementation, many buy side firms are undertaking in-depth reviews of the specificities of Eurex Clearing’s segregation offerings. The continued delays within Europe have hindered clearing in general, however this has given buy side clients valuable time to really delve into the detail and here in this article, we hope to highlight some of those key considerations.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has opened today a public consultation on draft requirements regarding indirect cle
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published today an update of its list of central clearinghouses (CCPs) which are authorised under the Eur
FSB releases two reports that provide an update on the implementation of the G20 reforms to over-the-counter derivatives market.
Report attached below as a PDF.
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LONDON, 3 November 2015 – NetOTC, a provider of innovative risk solutions, today announced the launch of NetOTC Bilateral, the end-to-end bilateral market infrastructure for the margining of non-cleared OTC derivatives. The OTCS Space interview their new CEO Roger Liddell to find out more.
How does Shell maximise the potential of collateral through tri-party repos? Charlie Bedford-Forde explains.
SEFSwaps LLC has launched an application for interest rate swaps data with a unique offering of SEF specific transactional detail.
The partnerships between Clearstream and agent banks give mutual customers access to the full service suite of the Global Liquidity Hub while the agent banks remain the local custodians. The service is available for multiple markets and for both fixed income and equities.
Chuka Umunna MP gave a keynote speech as patron for Black Cultural Archives, the UK’s first national heritage centre dedicated to Black British history, on Wednesday 14 October at global legal firm Fasken Martineau LLP. Black Cultural Archives’ welcomed Chuka at the launch of their fundraising event, BCA in the City generously sponsored by Fasken.
Mental stressors are maybe less obvious but just as profound. We all know we like to be recognised and valued for who we are and the work we do. Unfortunately this doesn’t always happen in daily life.
The global derivatives markets – in particular, the market for euro interest rate swaps – remains fragmented along geographic lines, according to an analysis of data to June 30, 2015. This report is the fourth in a series of research notes charting changes in global liquidity pools since US swap execution facility (SEF) rules came into force in October 2013.
Market participants and investors have underestimated the impact that the Basel Capital Framework is having on both the buy-side and the sell-side. The potential impact of the framework will be significant going forward and banks may further cut back on the business lines they participate in.
The team here at The OTC Space are pleased to announce the upcoming launch of Rocket 5. With all original content, we're confident it's going to be popular; the last edition got lots of positive feedback.
In the last few years, the financial markets have undergone dramatic change. While some of this is down to natural evolution, much of the change can be directly attributed to new rules introduced in the wake of the 2007 crisis.