February 2017

'News' FCA Statement on EMIR 1 March 2017 variation margin deadline 23 February 2017 | Financial Conduct Authority Feed

The FCA welcomes the statements made by the European Supervisory Auth

'Events' Uncleared Margin Reform: Ask Us Anything (Registration Page) 23 February 2017 | Brendan Nelson

Register here for the follow-up webinar on Uncleared Margin Reform, an "Ask anything" interactive event.

'Articles' ESAs publish statement on variation margin exchange 23 February 2017 | European Banking Authority Feed

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs – European Banking Authority, European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority and the European Securities and Markets Authority) have published a statement in response to industry requests relating

'Events' OTC Derivatives Summit Asia 2017: 20% Discount for OTC Space Readers 20 February 2017 | Samantha Hodgson

Since Regulation Asia’s last OTC Derivatives Summit, new uncertainties have emerged. Extant challenges—such as banks’ struggle for profitability amid shrinking balance sheets and increasingly burdensome capital adequacy requirements—appear no closer to being resolved. A seeming lack of regulatory coordination, exemplified by Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia not carrying through with the 1 September deadline for initial margin, has only added to the problem. OTC Space registered readers can access a 20% discount on registration.

'Articles' CFTC Action Welcome, But More Needed 14 February 2017 | ISDA Feed

When ISDA says "other regulators" - do they mean ESMA? ;-)

'News' The CFTC Grants a No-action Letter Giving 6 Months to Comply with Uncleared Margin Rules 14 February 2017 | Bill Hodgson

Six months to comply for US regulated firms

'Articles' EMIR Trade Reporting at 3 Years 13 February 2017 | RegTek.Solutions Feed

A year ago there were several articles and posts marking the 2nd Anniversary of EMIR Trade Reporting, which went live on 12th of February, 2014.

'Articles' The Rise of RegTek Solutions 13 February 2017 | Lloyd Altman

A recent Google search on the term “RegTech”, which is short for Regulatory Technology, returned no less than 260,000 results and the news section is filled with more than 13,000 articles.

'Articles' The current state of risk management 11 February 2017 | Norman Marks Feed

Normans post below refers to a survey of 641 risk management professionals. His analysis of the results and the comments make an interesting read. Does your firm have a Risk Management Strategy which informs key decision makers? Bill

'Articles' Time Running Out 09 February 2017 | ISDA Feed

First, the good news. The number of credit support annexes (CSAs) that had been amended to meet new regulatory variation margin requirements more than doubled during the past week.

'News' New Q&A tool launched 09 February 2017 | ESMA Feed

Get your questions in now.... use the ESMA email address and see what happens: