April 2018

'Articles' Getting Ready for Initial Margin: The Steps to Take 16 April 2018 | ISDA Feed

Each September until 2020, increasing numbers of entities will be required to meet initial margin regulations as the threshold level for compliance reduces.

'Articles' Book Review : A Practical Guide to the 2016 ISDA Credit Support Annexes for VM (Under English & New York Law) 13 April 2018 | Bill Hodgson

A new book on the ISDA 2016 VM CSA provides useful background on regulation, and shows how to implement an English Law or New York Law CSA.

'Articles' The EMIR Review and GDPR: Webinar Recording 11 April 2018 | Bill Hodgson

In case you couldn't attend, below is a recording of the webinar we broadcast on the 14th of March.

'News' New Funding for CloudMargin and Two Investments at Seismic Foundry 10 April 2018 | Bill Hodgson

Some latest news from two companies, Seismic Foundry a start-up investor and CloudMargin.

'Articles' Incentivizing Post-trade Risk Reduction 10 April 2018 | ISDA Feed

Post-trade risk reduction has become increasingly common as a means to reduce risks in the derivatives market.

'Articles' Fortuna - The World's First OTC Blockchain Platform 03 April 2018 | Bill Hodgson

Fortuna (https://www.fota.top), a start-up based in Singapore aims to revolutionise the OTC market and solve “several core problems” along the way.

'Articles' SFTR Shorts, Part 4 03 April 2018 | RegTek.Solutions Feed

Is the Action Type following the EMIR model?


March 2018

'Articles' CME Group to Acquire NEX Group plc, Details and PDF 29 March 2018 | CME Feed

How does this change the independance of services within NEX such as TriOptima? TriOptima currently provides optimisation services in the cleared and uncleared markets to firms like LCH.

'News' Regtek.Solutions Appoints Heads Of Sales For North America And Europe 20 March 2018 | Brian Lynch

New York & London, 20 March 2018 - RegTek.Solutions, the global provider of regulatory reporting solutions, today announced two senior sales appointments to support its growth in the core markets of North America and Europe.

'Articles' SFTR Shorts, Part 3 15 March 2018 | RegTek.Solutions Feed

Oxford Business Law Blog 'Articles' Norway shows why the UK won’t get a good bespoke deal on financial services post-Brexit 13 March 2018 | Bill Hodgson

As seems to become clearer as time passes, there might not be too many alternatives for the UK’s financial sector if the UK wishes to gain access to the single market post-Brexit. In fact, the EU recently rejected many of the solutions that the UK still clings to when it finally granted Norway permanent access to the markets. Judging from that experience, the EEA solution presents itself as the least unrealistic of the UK’s options.

'Articles' SFTR Shorts, Part 2 09 March 2018 | RegTek.Solutions Feed

'Articles' Public Margin Call Messaging API - VC funding call 08 March 2018 | Bill Hodgson

A new invention to make making margin calls easier. Just invented today

'Articles' AcadiaSoft Launches CollateralManager® 07 March 2018 | DerivSource Feed

Bill: The announcement below seems to mean the AcadiaSoft platform now goes beyond it's original purpose of providing messaging for margin calls, into being an actual platform for the management of margin agreements.