A video commentary on the prospects for the LSE-DB merger and the effects on Asia, by William Barkshire, one of our contributors. Also thoughts on ICE or CME getting involved and going after LSE.
US exchange offer would scupper planned ‘merger of equals’ with German operator
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In the last edition we covered the significance of A-Players in the current OTC Market and discussed the benefits of hiring A-Players you already know.
A comprehensive 2 day conference exploring compliance with new European and US regulations governing cleared and non cleared OTC derivatives.
Market participants and investors have underestimated the impact that the Basel Capital Framework is having on both the buy-side and the sell-side.
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Posted by Kara M. Stein, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, on Wednesday, February 24, 2016
FSB seeks feedback on report which considers possible measures of the re-use of non-cash collateral.
Derivatives are financial instruments that are linked to specific financial instruments, indices, indicators or commodities, and through which specific financial risks can be traded in financial markets in their own right. Derivatives contracts are usually settled by net payments of cash, that often occurs before maturity.
Within the next 18 months the impact of mandatory clearing and the margin on bilateral OTC trades will begin to reshape the OTC market.
See here for the notes from ETR Advisory taken at Tuesday’s public REMIT workshop held at ACER’s premises in Ljubljana on 16th February. The notes attempt to cover the comments and questions discussed in the room.
European CCPs have recently started to publish lots of quantitative data covering their Default Fund, Initial Margin, Collateral, Credit Risk, Liquidity Risk and other Financial Disclosures.
The disclosure of the leverage ratio in Basel III has put pressure on banks to improve their capital levels. In April 2015 Commerzbank announced raising €1.5 billion in capital to improve its leverage ratio to 3.9%. Deutsche Bank’s Co-CEO Anshu Jain said that that the bank’s single most important strategy was to increase the leverage ratio from 3.4% to 5%. This article explains how compressions can also help banks to increase the leverage ratio while reducing their operational and credit risk.
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It is now two years since EMIR reporting started, on 12th February 2014.From that day, derivatives trades and life-cycle events had to be reported to an authorised Trade Repository (TR), within T+1.
A common approach to the rules governing central counterparties