March 2016

'Articles' Houses: who has stopped buying them? 10 March 2016 | Bank Underground Feed

Lizzie Drapper and Hasdeep Sethi.

'Articles' Clearing Angst: Here Be Dragons Too 09 March 2016 | Streetwise Professor Feed
'Articles' SBSDR: The SEC Version of SDR 09 March 2016 | ClarusFT Feed

The CFTC began publishing rules about Swap Data Reporting in 2011, and we’ve come a very long way since then.  Just read any of our blogs on SDR data and you’ll realize there is a world of data now on this once-opaque market.

'Articles' CME Group Announces Launch of Interest Rate Swaption Clearing 08 March 2016 | CME Feed

CME plan to clear IR Swaptions from April 11th, something not apparently in the pipeline from SwapClear.

'Articles' Clear the Way: LSE (and LCH!) on the Block 07 March 2016 | Streetwise Professor Feed
'News' ForexClear pioneer steps down amid fall-out 05 March 2016 | Bill Hodgson

I spotted this story over at Euromoney....

'News' Video Commentary on LSE-DB Merger from William Barkshire 02 March 2016 | Bill Hodgson

A video commentary on the prospects for the LSE-DB merger and the effects on Asia, by William Barkshire, one of our contributors. Also thoughts on ICE or CME getting involved and going after LSE.

'News' ESMA issues 01 March 2016 | ESMA Feed

ESMA issues report on risks and costs of CCP interoperability

Tuesday 01 March 2016 15:21
'Articles' ICE considers bid for London Stock Exchange 01 March 2016 | Financial Times | Clearing and Settlement Feed

US exchange offer would scupper planned ‘merger of equals’ with German operator

February 2016

'Events' TSAM Congress & Expo Europe: 20% Discount for OTC Space Readers 29 February 2016 | Samantha Hodgson

TSAM brings together senior decsion-makers and analysts alike, from a broad blend of large asset managers and smaller investment boutiques. Hundreds of your peers from across the buy-side landscape gather at TSAM annually for the most comprehensive summit in Europe. As a registered OTC Space reader, you can book this event using a 20% off discount code, available at the bottom of the announcement.

'Events' OTC Clearing & Risk Management for the Buy-Side: 20% Discount for OTC Space Readers 29 February 2016 | Samantha Hodgson

A comprehensive 2 day conference exploring compliance with new European and US  regulations governing cleared and non cleared OTC derivatives.

'Articles' Regulatory Impact 26 February 2016 | Sol Steinberg

Market participants and investors have underestimated the impact that the Basel Capital Framework is having on both the buy-side and the sell-side.

'Events' The 25th Annual Securities Finance and Collateral Management Conference: ISLA 2016 24 February 2016 | Samantha Hodgson

Join us in Vienna for the 25th Annual Securities Finance and Collateral Management Conference 2016

'Articles' What Lies Ahead? The SEC in 2016 24 February 2016 | Harvard Law School Feed

Posted by Kara M. Stein, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, on Wednesday, February 24, 2016

'News' FSB releases report on possible measures of non-cash collateral re-use 23 February 2016 | Financial Stability Board Feed

FSB seeks feedback on report which considers possible measures of the re-use of non-cash collateral.

'Articles' Over-the-Counter (OTC) Derivative Primer 23 February 2016 | John Kiff

Derivatives are financial instruments that are linked to specific financial instruments,  indices, indicators or commodities, and through which specific financial risks can be traded in financial markets in their own right. Derivatives contracts are usually settled by net payments of cash, that often occurs before maturity.