March 2016

'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.

'News' Notes from the Public REMIT Workshop held on 16th February 19 February 2016 | Energy Trading Regulation Feed

See here for the notes from ETR Advisory taken at Tuesday’s public REMIT workshop held at ACER’s premises in Ljubljana on 16th February. The notes attempt to cover the comments and questions discussed in the room.

'News' ESMA updates 16 February 2016 | ESMA Feed

ESMA updates EMIR Q&A

Tuesday 16 February 2016 16:02
'Articles' CPMI-IOSCO Public Disclosure by European CCPs 16 February 2016 | ClarusFT Feed

European CCPs have recently started to publish lots of quantitative data covering their Default Fund, Initial Margin,  Collateral, Credit Risk, Liquidity Risk and other Financial Disclosures.

'News' Discussion Paper 15 February 2016 | ESMA Feed
Monday 15 February 2016 10:01
'Events' Trade Tech Europe 2016: 15% Discount for OTC Space Readers 12 February 2016 | Samantha Hodgson

TradeTech has been helping the most senior equity trading professionals from across the full value chain solve their biggest challenges for 15 years through interactive discussion and solution sharing. OTC Space registered readers can make use of a 15% discount on registration using the code in this announcement.

'News' EMIR reporting is two years old today 12 February 2016 | Energy Trading Regulation Feed

It is now two years since EMIR reporting started, on 12th February 2014.From that day, derivatives trades and life-cycle events had to be reported to an authorised Trade Repository (TR), within T+1.

'News' US and Europe break derivatives rules impasse 11 February 2016 | Feed

United States and European Union leaders shaking hands on a deal agreementA common approach to the rules governing central counterparties

'News' ESMA resumes 10 February 2016 | ESMA Feed

ESMA resumes US CCP recognition process following EU-US agreement

Wednesday 10 February 2016 14:14
'Articles' Rebuilding A Swaps Desk 10 February 2016 | ClarusFT Feed

Many firms are restructuring their fixed income businesses in order to compete in the new world of swaps.  New regulations have made the industry more competitive, one where clients are no longer beholden to their large dealers; one where clients