The financial system is shifting towards greater use of collateral to mitigate counterparty credit risk. On a systemic basis, this is reducing credit risk; however it is creating new market and liquidity risk on the collateral held, potentially resulting in weak points in the resilience of the financial system
US and European regulators continue in their efforts to reach agreement on their clearing house rules.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has opened today a consultation seeking stakeholders’ views on proposed regulatory technical
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“Haven’t we finished EMIR?”, “I mean, 2012, that stuff is 3 years old right?”
ESMA have just issued these final guidelines on the definition of a derivative under MiFID I (and therefore also EMIR). The guidelines will apply from August.
Meeting the EU mandatory clearing requirements isn't simple, Damon Batten from Catalyst explains how to solve this in 10 easy steps.
The ongoing flow of regulatory changes created many challenges for financial institutions to ensure that their effectiveness, workflows and optimized operations in the field of collateral management.
The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) published its fifth Report on Risks and Vulnerabilities in the EU Financial System.
What is the relationship between Clarus data and BIS data? It is a great question to ask. On the whole, BIS data is delayed by nearly six months; Clarus data is available in close to real-time. For Cleared swaps, CCPView data is easily…
The post-crisis banking regime has obliged financial institutions to make connections between previously distinct classes of risk. The traditional view of a sequential flow of risk has been replaced by an infinite, interconnected loop with collateral and liquidity at the center alongside risk weighted asset considerations.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), based in Paris, offers employees the opportunity to work on issues related to the reform and oversight of the European Union's financial markets.
The OTC Space is looking for someone to work with us to produce original content, such as articles, interviews, videos, roundtables and other formats.
ESMA has today recognised ten third-country CCPs established in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore.
Recently we introduced exchange traded derivatives in CCPView, allowing us the ability to start exploring this world alongside the OTC market more holistically.
Shifts in Financial Market Infrastructure (FMI) over the last 10 years have changed the profile of person that FMI businesses want to hire. There used to be little competition for key hires between CCPs and Exchanges, mainly because there was little competition between the businesses themselves. Exchanges and CCPs were interconnected and at the time it was unusual to hire a partner’s staff.
ESMA have issued the latest version of their Questions and Answers document on EMIR, which can be found here. They include details of new “level 2 validations” which are to come into force in October 2015.