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The OTC Derivatives Market Size is about to shrink via a CFTC proposal

We all know using notionals to measure the size of the OTC market leads to crazy headlines, so the CFTC has a cunning plan for that

Save a Million on Clearing Costs - A Webinar from Razor Risk and JXL Consulting

Mandated clearing means your OTC portfolio is bifurcated and brings new clearing costs. In this webinar we will explain the drivers and options for measuring and managing clearing costs from many angles. Any one of the ideas presented could make a material difference to your profitability.

CCP Notionals Scoresheet

Notionals in IRD have increased since January, some from OIS which has a larger gross notional than IRS. The uncleared margin rules have boosted FX Clear, and the exchange rate from EUR to USD has appreciated increasing the values. SGX appears to be out of FX clearing, notional dropping to zero, the biggest swing is HKEX who quadrupled their IRD notional. 

Understanding the changing landscape of collateral management

TriOptima Video

Watch our latest videos on the collateral management landscape, covering five topics. Jenny Nilsson and I discuss regulation, market readiness, the FX rules and more.

Rocket 10 Downloadable PDF Edition

The team here at The OTC Space are pleased to announce the availability of the downloadable PDF edition of Rocket 10 (in the attachments section below). Formatted in landscape to fit your computer or portable device screen, this edition contains inside information on what's happening in the industry. The PDF is attached below, and contains a great set of articles from previous and new authors.

The CFTC Roadmap and Christmas 2019

On Monday the 10th of July the CFTC published this roadmap that gives a view of the trail leading to Christmas 2019. It might only be the start of Q3, 2017 but this ten-page document means we can take a sneak peek under the tree and see what the 2019 Christmas pressies contain.

TSAM New York: : 20% Discount for OTC Space Readers

The Summit for Asset Management (TSAM) brings you together with senior decision makers from the world’s most innovative and forward thinking asset managers globally. OTC Space Registered readers can access a 20% discount on registration.

IDX 2017

Explore important political and regulatory topics that are shaping the cleared derivatives markets in Europe and beyond from Brexit to regulatory reform in the United States.

Identifying Liquidity Risk for Financial Stability

The global financial crisis highlighted the importance of liquidity in functioning financial markets. Pre-2008, market participants received easy access to readily available funding and were ill-prepared for events that transpired during the credit crisis. Failure to adequately assess and manage liquidity underpinned major market turmoil, triggering unprecedented liquidity events and the ultimate demise of Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers and other financial institutions previously thought too big to fail.

11th OTC Derivatives Summit: The Annual Meeting of the Global Fixed Income Institute at Pennyhill Park Hotel

The OTC Derivatives Summit of the Global Fixed Income Institute is an annual event which has now been running for over ten years. Those in the know refer to the Summit informally as the Pennyhill Park event – where a group of the most senior buy- and sell-side individuals debate (in private) the latest challenges running an OTC derivatives business.

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