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'Events' Post Trade: A Conference from FOW 21 April 2015 | Samantha Hodgson

This afternoon event is for back-office executives from across the European derivatives market who are looking to increase their knowledge and understanding of post trade and collateral management issues affecting our industry today. As the market changes under the pressure of regulatory reform and the opportunities and efficiencies offered by automation, this event will provide an overview of the latest thinking on this crucial part of the trade cycle.  

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'Articles' Join JDX at the ISDA AGM, 2015 17 April 2015 | JDX Consulting Feed

Bill: If you visit the JDX stand, you can get a copy of the latest edition 3 of Rocket Magazine, along with their exciting goody bag.

   
'Jobs' Compliance Officer / EMIR / ESMA Reporting – London – Permanent - £70,000. 14 April 2015 | Bill Hodgson

We are searching for a highly skilled compliance professional, with financial services experience. A professional with experience working with EMIR regulations and reporting to regulatory authorities. If this is you, read on - this could be the opportunity for you.

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'News' Eurelectric letter to European Commission – More MiFID II resistance 14 April 2015 | Energy Trading Regulation Feed

Eurelectric have recently written this letter to the European Commission, which makes recommendations on how certain aspects of MiFID II’s Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) could be changed to lower the potential impact on the energy industry.

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'Articles' The Risks of Clearing Finally Dawn on Tarullo: Better Late Than Never, I Guess 12 April 2015 | Streetwise Professor Feed
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'Articles' Q&A with Clive Parritt, Company Chairman and CFO 10 April 2015 | Penny Davenport Feed

You’ve had a range of different jobs.

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'News' IG launches trading app for Apple Watch 10 April 2015 | Feed
The Apple Watch is due to launch in April
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'Articles' What if the Doctors of OTC Derivatives themselves fall Sick? 08 April 2015 | Pat Aditya

After the 2008 financial crisis, more emphasis was given to OTC Derivatives market in order to make it more transparent and fail proof. To achieve the same, new laws and regulations were introduced and implemented in various parts of the world.

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'Articles' Trading rules need to work together 08 April 2015 | ISDA Feed

Cross-border fragmentation is one of biggest concerns for ISDA and its members.

   
'Events' CCP Clearing and Risk Management Insights 07 April 2015 | Samantha Hodgson

Clearing Houses are a huge concern among the largest banks in Europe and America having been deemed "too big to fail" by The Financial Times since the Clearing Houses became risk managers for global markets in the post 2007-crisis era. Leading up to Risk EMEA 2015, CFP spoke to Ricky Maloney, Buy Side Sales and Relations Manager, Eurex and Nick Chaudhry, Head of OTC Clearing, Commerzbank about the evolving concerns.

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'Articles' Will the Bubble Burst be revisited? 05 April 2015 | Pat Aditya

The debacle of financial system in the United States in 2008 has been attributed to the subprime lending in mortgage sector, securitization of these subprime mortgage loans and taking aggressive positions in the resulting mortgage backed securitie

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'Articles' Another Shot Across the Bow for Proprietary Trading Groups, and By Association, HFTs and Algorithmic Trading Strategies 03 April 2015 | Derivatives Law Feed
Since the financial crisis of 2007-2010, proprietary trading has been in the cross hairs of regulators seeking to address excess risks in the financial system.  Perhaps the best known example of this can be seen in the implemen
   
'News' Centralised solutions for Reporting | ESMA 03 April 2015 | Maria Leontiou

Here comes a press release from ESMA announcing the launch of centralised data projects for MiFIR and EMIR.

   
'Articles' Pure Agency: Reducing Client Clearing Bank Capital Burdens 02 April 2015 | Jon Skinner

With adjustments to Basel III nearing completion, it's not clear whether client clearing ROE can be rendered sustainable by clearing fee increases alone.  Here I look at a way to reduce capital burdens of bank clearing members by eliminating client-driven exposures whilst keeping banks providing client clearing - the Pure Agency client clearing model.

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