November 2014

'News' ESMA publishes letter to European Commission on EMIR clearing obligation | Delay ensues 21 November 2014 | ESMA Feed

Bill: I think in regulatory speak this means a delay... until the Commission provide feedback to ESMA on earlier RTS drafts. 

'Articles' SEFCON V 2014: No Shortage of Strong Opinions as Regulatory and Market Structure Uncertainty Dominates Discussions 21 November 2014 | Sapient Feed

Paul Gibson attended SEFCON V on November 13.

'Articles' Comparing Collateral Segregation Regimes for Uncleared Swap Margin 19 November 2014 | The Swap Report Feed

The proposed margin rules from the CFTC and the prudential regulators, when considered alongside the existing CFTC collateral segregation rules, present the potential for three different collateral segregation regimes applying to initial margin po

'Events' Risk Year in Review | PRMIA New York 17 November 2014 | Sol Steinberg

Please join us to discuss the past year of risk management and what is in store for the next year. The evening will be filled with industry expert

'Events' FIA Asia | 3rd December 16 November 2014 | Bill Hodgson

See you at Asia 2014!

'Events' Clearing And Settlement World | 26 Nov | London 13 November 2014 | Bill Hodgson

Clearing and Settlement World is the only conference to offer buy and sell side securities and derivatives operations professionals the opportunity to get a 360° perspective on how they can ready their people, processes and technology for the regu

'Articles' Euro Bond Futures versus Eurex Swap Futures - Creating Synthetic Euro Asset Swaps - Margin Efficiencies 13 November 2014 | Byron Baldwin

Euro Synthetic Asset Swaps can be created by using Eurex Bond Futures and Eurex Swap Futures in a range of maturities

'News' CCP “contagion” fears spark derivatives debate 13 November 2014 | Feed

Bill: A stirring debate on whether the approach of cross-linking CCPs or "interoperability" is a good idea for the OTC and Futures market.

'Articles' Reconsidering the CFTC’s Swaps Trading Rules for Greater Effectiveness in the Global Economy 13 November 2014 | Bill Hodgson

Statement from CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo

'Articles' The Truth in Clearing House Data 11 November 2014 | ClarusFT Feed

Bill: An interesting analysis from ClarusFT of the public Open Interest data from CCPs.

'Events' FOW Derivatives World London: The Debates 11 November 2014 | Bill Hodgson

Join FOW on the 9th December for Derivatives World London

'News' ESMA’s latest consultation on trade reporting under EMIR – a first look 11 November 2014 | Energy Trading Regulation Feed

Bill: A useful summary from Aviv of the new consultation from ESMA on trade reporting in Europe.

'Articles' Article: Reference Rates Upgraded to all new Avatars | (Part 2 of 3) 10 November 2014 | Pat Aditya

Last week, I have introduced reference rates, their usage in financial industry, existing loopholes, attempted manipulation and proposed recommendations by FSB (with OSSG) to revamp these reference rates in order to make them robust and transparen

'News' Consultation on Review of the technical standards on reporting under Article 9 of EMIR 10 November 2014 | ESMA Feed
Bill: Let ESMA know what you think of EMIR trading reporting and their new ideas...
'Articles' Flawed US rules fragment swaps market 10 November 2014 | Financial Times | Clearing and Settlement Feed

Bill: This is a CFTC Commissioner retrospecitvely bemoaning the approach of his own staff to regulating the OTC market, and how from his perspective the world is splitting into regional silos to avoid CFTC rules.

'Articles' Brief History of Private-Label Securitization 09 November 2014 | John Kiff Feed

Bill: John Kiff has shown a chart which illustrates the dramatic drop in securitisation following the events of 2008. Add John Kiff to your home page by clicking Follow on his profile page.

'Articles' MiFID II | Are you Worried Yet? 07 November 2014 | Robin Poynder

The new MiFID