Following the global financial crisis, the need for timely access to detailed and accurate data on derivatives activity gave way to a regulatory framework mandating reporting of derivatives trades to trade repositories under the auspices of the G20.
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Craig Pirrong covers reasons why there is a standoff between the EU Commission and the US CFTC over granting the US 'equivalence' on rules resulting from the Dodd Frank Act.
My latest article in the Calypso Ci Magazine is out, where consideration is given to the competitive position between the five big Exchange / Clearing verticals, including ICE, CME, LSEG, Nasdaq and Eurex.
The debate on the outcome of Dodd Frank continues
It's hot news, the start of mandated Clearing grows nearer.
Earlier this year I looked into European derivatives trade reporting (see EMIR Trade Reporting) and as not much of note has
Will an Expanded Collateral Pool Provide Enough Assets for Future OTC Margin Requirements?
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The US proposal on IM for uncleared OTC business jumps from billions to trillions, in defining who is affected
Risk Magazine recently broke the news that CME will be launching clearing for IR swaptions by November 3rd, pending CFTC approval.
A Global Approach to Trade Reporting
Previously many firms invested in legal document storage technology to reduce the amount of paper and improve the document management process.
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Over the last few months the topic of conduct risk, behavioural risk and general management concern around how to demonstrate to the regulators that a given business is behaving correctly, has come up again and again.
Although EMIR regulation (EU) 648/2012 entered into force as from 12th August 2012, there are still many open points and issues whic
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