Risk Focus were proud to field a few players at yesterday’s innings at the Kia Oval. Fortunately for yours truly as a Scotsman who is baffled by the sport (and assumes you need a Masters degree in Mathematics just to follow the score!), cricket was not on the agenda.
Tap into the latest developments in the listed derivatives and cleared swaps industry at the 9th Annual International Derivatives Expo. Sessions will be overflowing with valuable insights from exchange leaders, clearinghouse leaders, regulators, FCMs and buy-side participants.
Below is the press release for my most recent paper examining changes in the global FX market.
The Summit for Asset Management (TSAM) speaks for itself; hosting numerous co-located conferences across major financial hubs globally – including New York, Boston and London. OTC Space registered readers can take advantage of a special 20% discount.
In December 2015 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued a Consultation Draft of Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) and Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) to help bring “more transparency to shadow banking activities”, with a focus on Securities Finance Transaction Reporting (SFTR).
Message Automation are proud sponsors of the FOW event taking place at the Crowne Plaza City Hotel later today (May 11th). David Farmery, COO, is joining the panel discussing ‘Trade and transaction reporting under Mifid II’.
It’s a common refrain among working women. “I think I’m going to be found out any day now. I’m a fake; I have no idea what I’m doing!” More than 70% of women suffer from Imposter Syndrome at some point in their careers.
Following the BCBS/IOSCO framework for margining un-cleared OTC business, a new proposal for OTC users in India emerges
The pressure for change in the way the capital markets operate is building relentlessly and the only way in which investment banks and other key players can remain successful will be to completely transform current business models.
After 2015's successful first time event, FOW Post Trade returns on 11 May.
An agreement has been reached between the European Parliament’s negotiating team and member state representative on how to effect the delay to MiFID II, according to this post on the web site of MEP Markus Ferber (in English at the bottom).
Hear from Kay Swinburne MEP, Dr. Hossein Kakavand, CEO, Luther Systems, Bart Chilton from DLA Piper (ex-CFTC Commissioner) and more. Topics include bitcoin versus blockchain, tax implications, the law and financial markets, digital currency guidelines, and applications beyond financial services.
Our video library is building up, we just added four more today from the TFE/OTCS breakfast briefing we ran on April 7th. The library currently contains:
A collection of videos from the April 7th breakfast briefing, explaining the latest service offerings in Collateral Management, the approach to preparing for the bilateral margin rules, and updates from NetOTC, CloudMargin, Clearstream and TriOptima.
After a long and arduous road to the final EMIR Interest Rate Swap (IRS) Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS), the dates are set and front-loading requirements remain.
The PDF (downloadable) edition of Rocket is now available, including articles on ISDA Protocols, The Future of Trading, Indirect Clearing, Front and Back Loading, Anti-Abuse Legislation, MIFID Open Access, Portfolio Compression, The ISDA SIMM (Initial Margin) Model, Systems Transformation, Data Harmonisation for Trade Reporting, The Regulatory Reporting Mountain, Diversity in Banking, and a really useful piece from our Russian correspondant on Blockchain.
Posted by Vikas Agarwal, Georgia State University, on Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Interest rate markets have changed substantially since the financial crisis, both visibly and also less obviously in their market structure. These differences challenge asset management firms attempting to operate on behalf of their clients, especially in liability-driven investing (LDI), where the rules and market are continuing to change around them.
At the recent DerivOps conference Lloyd Altman gave a speech demonstrating why global regulators are continuing to focus on the quality of data being provided, and how they are changing regulations to fix some of the problems that have occurred.