September 2017

Cleared IM and VM 'News' ISDA MARGIN SURVEY 2017 18 September 2017 | Bill Hodgson

A new ISDA survey explain the flows of margin for cleared and uncleared OTC products

'Articles' CME Group to Exit OTC Credit Clearing Business, Return $650M in Capital to Clearing Members 14 September 2017 | CME Feed

As of January CME had $66bn of notional in cleared OTC credit products compared with ICE with a combined total of $1.5trn. The only other firms to offer clearing for OTC credit are LCH and JSCC with $42bn and $8bn respectively. Bill.

'News' ESMA updates Q&A on MiFID II implementation 12 September 2017 | ESMA Feed

ESMA updates Q&A on MiFID II implementation

Tuesday 12 September 2017 17:20
'Articles' What risk disclosures tell us about Goldman’s problems and Morgan Stanley’s success 08 September 2017 | Nick Dunbar Feed

2017 has been difficult for those at Goldman Sachs who are accustomed to being at the forefront of US trading firms.

'News' ISDA SIMM 2.0 Released - Get Ready 08 September 2017 | Bill Hodgson

Updated ISDA SIMM model coming later this year

'Articles' Article: “What a year: MiFID II/MiFIR, EMIR RTS, SFTR and SEC SBS” 05 September 2017 | RegTek.Solutions Feed

The most recent edition of the Journal of Securities Operations & Custody (Volume 9 Number 4) features an article by Lloyd Altman entitled “What a year: MiFID II/MiFIR, EMIR RTS, SFTR and SEC SBS”.

August 2017

'Events' 38th Burgenstock Meeting: 15% Discount for OTC Space Readers 25 August 2017 | Samantha Hodgson

The annual Bürgenstock meeting in 2017 is a three day event run by ICDA, the second oldest futures industry association in the world. OTC Space Registered Readers can access a 15% discount to this event.

'Articles' VM Rules: Almost There 21 August 2017 | ISDA Feed

Six months ago, the industry was facing the possibility of real disruption.

SwapClear Physical Segregation 'News' Physical Segregation of Assets under EMIR for CCPs 16 August 2017 | Bill Hodgson

Back when CCPs had to achieve reauthorisation under EMIR, their segregation offerings were a subject of much discussion and jargon.

'Articles' Bidding by HFTs and non-HFTs 15 August 2017 | Albert Menkveld Feed

Bidding is not gratis. In the old days, a bidder needed to stay around on the trading floor to wait for someone to "bite." An economist would call this the opportunity cost of his time.

'News' ESMA updates its MiFID II guidelines on transaction reporting, order record keeping and clock synchronisation 08 August 2017 | ESMA Feed

Tuesday 08 August 2017 11:18


'Articles' Unlocking Value via Process Standards 02 August 2017 | ISDA Feed

At the end of May, I wrote a derivatiViews post laying out ISDA’s ambitious vision for the future of derivatives market infrastructure.