November 2015

'Articles' Mumtern your way back to work 26 November 2015 | Penny Davenport Feed


'Articles' Benchmark Your Collateral Management Systems and Processes 25 November 2015 | Martin Seagroatt

4sight has created a collateral healthcheck tool that provides an initial starting point to benchmark your firm’s current state against market best practice.

'Events' Derivatives World London: The Debates 2015 25 November 2015 | Samantha Hodgson

Join FOW for a day of debate and discussion on 8 December at the Grange City Hotel for "Derivatives World London: The Debates."

'Events' 3rd Annual Back Office Operations Forum 18 November 2015 | Samantha Hodgson

A GLC conference being held in Vienna.

'Articles' ISDA Update - Announcement of new Stay Protocol 13 November 2015 | Akber Datoo

A key concern for regulators globally is to address the issue of banks being "too big to fail" issue. The Stay protocols have been created in response to regulatory directives which require counterparties to systemically important financial institutions (SIFIs) to forgo contractual early termination rights where the SIFI has entered into resolution proceedings or is in financial distress. Whilst initially it was envisaged that the Universal Dealer protocol would only be open to the major banks that adhered to the 2014 Protocol, possibly in response to concerns from the regulators, ISDA have taken the decision to open it up to all other counterparties.

'News' ESMA updates EMIR standards on data reporting 13 November 2015 | ESMA Feed

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published today an update of existing technical standards regarding data reporting requirements under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

'Articles' A cracker of a week for Message Automation 12 November 2015 | Hugh Daly

Message Automation is rocketing ahead on all fronts. In the lead up to ‘fireworks’ night in the UK last week we experienced a number of exciting and spectacular events of our own.

'News' GC15/6: Proposed guidance for firms outsourcing to the "cloud" and other third-party IT services 12 November 2015 | Financial Conduct Authority Feed

FCA: We invite views on the proposed guidance, which intends to clarify the requirements on firms when outsourcing to the ‘cloud’ and other third-party IT services.

'Articles' Eurex Spanish Euro-Bono Bond Futures - Generating Capital & Margin Efficiencies Trading European Government Bond Markets 11 November 2015 | Byron Baldwin

On Monday 26 October 2015, Eurex launched a bond future on Spanish Government Bonds (Bonos y Obligaciones del Estado - BONOS) reflecting a delivery basket of 8.5 - 10.5 years remaining term to maturity Spanish government bonds giving the Buy Side and Sell Side alike an efficient and leveraged access to Spanish long term goverment bond market beta.

'Articles' Well Said, Chairman Massad 10 November 2015 | ISDA Feed

On the face of it, the mandatory reporting of derivatives transaction data has seen most progress of all the market reform commitments made by the Group of 20 nations in Pittsburgh in 2009.