On 8 March, the ESAs – ESMA, EBA and EIOPA – after a few delays, published the long awaited final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (“RTS”) which set out the margining requirements mandated under EMIR for non-centrally cleared OTC derivatives.
New Greenwich Associates Report Urges Institutional Investors To Use Order Books in Tandem with RFQs Stamford, CT USA — A new quantitative research report from Greenwich Associates, Quantifying the Benefits of Order Book Trading to the Swaps Ma
In February, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published a revision to National Instrument 94-101 Mandatory Central Counterparty Clearing of Derivatives (proposed clearing rule) for a 90-day comment period.
Last week CME Group announced that it will begin clearing Swaptions on April 11, 2016 and this triggered my interest in revisiting trading volumes and taking a deeper dive into margin requirements for Swaptions.
The only recently-acknowledged elephant of EU-US CCP lack of equivalence is one step closer to leaving the room. The European Commission has today granted the CFTC status as an equivalent regulatory regime for CCPs.
Boca Raton, New York, London, 15 March 2016 – ICAP plc (IAP.L), a leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services, announces today that its Post Trade Risk and Information (“PTRI”) division has successf
DU.CO positions itself between CME and customer to improve Fee recs
Today I’ve been speaking with Lloyd Altman at Risk Focus about their inclusion in the Financial Technology Forum’s annual awards, in category 10 for Best Derivatives Operations Solution.
ESMA have issued a discussion paper on SFTR, the Security Financing Transaction Reporting rules. The paper can be found here. SFTR requires that all securities financing transactions be reported to a Trade Repository.
The Field Effect and The OTC Space are pleased to partner on this event, in association with CloudMargin, TriOptima and Clearstream. This event will be free for guests to attend, located centrally in Canary Wharf and timed to ensure that guests can attend, have breakfast, and then return to their usual working day. See below for more details. This announcement contains all the information about the event, and the ability to register your interest.
The Field Effect and The OTC Space are pleased to partner on this event, in association with CloudMargin, TriOptima and Clearstream. This event will be free for guests to attend, located centrally in Canary Wharf and timed to ensure that guests can attend, have breakfast, and then return to their usual working day. See below for more details. This announcement contains open access information about the event - see the gated registration version for the opportunity to register your interest.
Lizzie Drapper and Hasdeep Sethi.
The CFTC began publishing rules about Swap Data Reporting in 2011, and we’ve come a very long way since then. Just read any of our blogs on SDR data and you’ll realize there is a world of data now on this once-opaque market.
The European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA, ESMA - ESAs) published today the final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) outlining the framework of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).
CME plan to clear IR Swaptions from April 11th, something not apparently in the pipeline from SwapClear.
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I spotted this story over at Euromoney....
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.