From DP: One key provision of the Dodd-Frank Act requires reporting of swap transactions. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has finalized detailed regulations in this area that are being implemented in phases.
Global Futures Volume Report | OTC Clearing and Regulations. See page 22 of the PDF for volume change by exchange, quite interesting.
Collateral Management system vendor 4sight has published their views on the ROI when using collateral optimisation, the paper is on their news page below entitled "Collateral Optimisation Whitepaper", link below.
Despite a year's worth of planning and preparation this idea still hasn't moved forward - without this happening I can't see much progress on CDS margining for ICE or rule making at the ex-SEC.
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As everyone keeps saying, there will be unexpected outcomes from the new regulations, and one of them is about to turn the ISDA CSA upside down.
A new service from google aims to add an olfactory aspect to web browsing, full details here: http://www.google.com/intl/en/landing/nose/.
Press release: The OTC Space is proud to announce its launch into the crowded trade reporting space and believes it brings new thinking to the challenge: - Partnership with key leaders in managing 'big data', such as Facebook and Google - The wide
Easter seems to be the time to announce new TRs under ESMA, LSE got in on the act too. See story via link below.
The BoE report mentioned an LCH incident - it's on their website too, just not something we were all focussed on that night ;-) LCH.Clearnet Group - Member Notices - Circ
ICE move into the EU TR Space and offer to store OTC and ETD derivatives using their upstream links with MTFs etc.
Mike Barrett (profile here) sent over a useful paper on how new regulations will affect the securities lending market, summary below.
Optimizing the Cost of Customization for OTC Derivatives End Users For those of you who haven'
A Euromoney article titled "Confusion clouds derivatives indus
Long but informative post on how the politics of rule making works out in the US.
My latest piece for FTSE GM magazine - should you be thinking about how you route trades via your FCMs and CCPs using IM, Fees and Regulatory Capital as criteria?
Not sure I agree with the headline, it's a note on a report by Finadium.
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