September 2018

ANNA 'News' Did you ever need to link an ISIN to an LEI? 04 September 2018 | Bill Hodgson

...well soon you can:

August 2018

'Articles' ISDA Responds to ESMA Consultation on Clearing Obligation 31 August 2018 | ISDA Feed

ISDA has published a response to the European Securities and Markets Authority’s consultation on extending...

'Articles' ISDA Publishes ISDA SIMM™ 2.1 27 August 2018 | ISDA Feed

ISDA has published the ISDA SIMM™ Methodology, version 2.1, with an Effective Date of December 1, 2018.

'Articles' ISDA presses the panic button on IM 22 August 2018 | DRS LLP Feed

As market participants are all too aware, following the financial crisis in 2008-2009, G20 agreed to a regulatory reform agenda covering the OTC derivatives market and market participants, including proposals for margin requirements for non-centra

'Articles' truPTS - Their Current State and Why Their Website is Down 20 August 2018 | Bill Hodgson

truPTS - Their Current State and Why Their Website is Down

'Articles' The 2018 Initial Margin Industry Survey 16 August 2018 | Bill Hodgson

Take part in this years 2018 Initial Margin Survey and find out how other firms are planning to implement IM

'Articles' Time to abandon hope: senior regulators set out vision for LIBOR transition in latest speeches 14 August 2018 | Deloitte Financial Services Feed
'Articles' Project Manager: The Best New Career For Operation Managers? 13 August 2018 | Chris Niccolls Feed
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'Articles' BCBS 239 – The “Data-Fitness” Hurdle 13 August 2018 | Deloitte Financial Services Feed

In May-June 2018, the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) published reports on the progress of the largest, internationally active banks towards compliance with the BCBS Principles for Effective Risk Data Aggregation and Reporting – known as BCBS 239.

'News' FCA collaborates on new consultation to explore the opportunities of a Global Financial Innovation Network 07 August 2018 | Financial Conduct Authority Feed

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has, in collaboration with 11 financial regulators and related organisations, today announced the creation of the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN), building on the FCA’s proposal earlier this year to

'News' FCA Survey Reveals 10 Times Increase in Firms Affected by IM 07 August 2018 | Bill Hodgson

The reduction of the IM threshold from €750bn to €8bn will result in a jump of ten times the number of firms in scope.

'Articles' FX Global Code: do you know what you’re signing up to? 06 August 2018 | Bill Hodgson

Although the FX Global Code isn’t mandatory, many firms have already signed up. Increasingly it’s looking like becoming the industry norm. In the UK, the FCA has highlighted the code as a way to show compliance with proper standards of market conduct, so potentially an easy boost to a firm’s reputation. But the obligations it brings can be harder than you think. And control failings for those who’ve signed up could have the opposite effect on their industry standing.

'News' Consultation Paper no.6 on the Clearing Obligation under EMIR 03 August 2018 | ESMA Feed

A very long paper which in short asks: Should the exemptions from the Clearing Obligation for a third-country entity which is part of a consolidated group based in the EU, be extended?

July 2018

'Articles' Fake news? 31 July 2018 | Albert Menkveld Feed

Perhaps this blog post is.