February 2015

'Articles' Reports of the Death of Securitization are Greatly Exaggerated* 09 February 2015 | John Kiff Feed

Thanks to a boom in collateralized loan obligation (CLO) issuance and solid demand for asset-backed securities (ABS) backed by vehicle loans, U.S. securitization markets are doing just fine.

'Articles' 5th Annual APAC Collateral Management Conference 06 February 2015 | Samantha Hodgson

Returning for the fifth time, Collateral Management 2015 will bring you latest industry insights on regulatory reporting and challenges, initial margin requirements, buy side reactions to regulations and collateral optimization.

'Articles' Turn Out the Lights, The Party’s Over 05 February 2015 | Streetwise Professor Feed

What party, you ask? The one with the mosh pit at LaSalle and Jackson in Chicago.  The one held in the building that’s in the background image of this page.

'Articles' SmartStream Acquires Algorithmics Collateral Assets 04 February 2015 | Securities Finance Monitor Feed
SmartStream Technologies, the Financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions provider, today announced that SmartStream has acquired assets related to software, sales and support of IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) Algorithm
'Articles' Dodd-Frank after Four Years 02 February 2015 | George Bollenbacher

Last July marked the fourth anniversary of the passage and signing of the Dodd-Frank Act, so it is appropriate to reflect on the two sections of the DFA most of interest to OTC Space readers, Title VII on derivatives, and Section 619, the Volcker Rule.

'Articles' A Devastating Critique of the Worst of Frankendodd: The SEF Mandate 01 February 2015 | Streetwise Professor Feed

January 2015

'Articles' 2015 Annual ISLA Conference 30 January 2015 | Samantha Hodgson

The international Securities Lending Association, together with the Conference Advisory Group and this year's conference Co-Chairs Mark Whipple from Goldman Sachs and Philip Morgan from Nomura International have published the conference agenda for the 24th Annual Securities Finance and Collateral Management Conference.

'Events' Deluge or Drought in Liquidity Markets? | A One Day Conference on Feb 6th 30 January 2015 | Bill Hodgson

Got your tickets for Deluge and Drought yet?

'Articles' Giancarlo: scrap CFTC Sef rules and start over 30 January 2015 | Feed


'Articles' Freewheeling Freelancers Rule 30 January 2015 | Penny Davenport Feed


'News' Final risk mitigation standards published by IOSCO 30 January 2015 | Energy Trading Regulation Feed

IOSCO have published their final document on  the risk mitigation standards to be applied to non-cleared OTC derivatives, which can be found here.

'Articles' Updated U.S. and European Securitization Charts 29 January 2015 | John Kiff Feed

Here are my latest securitization issuance charts for the United States and Europe. Shortly I hope to add Australia, Canada and Japan when the data becomes available.

'News' ESMA publishes opinion on draft RTS on the clearing obligation for interest rate swaps 29 January 2015 | ESMA Feed

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today published an Opinion on the Draft RTS on the Clearing Obligation on Interest Rate Swaps.

'News' Vendor Support for Dec 1st Bilateral Margin Rules 29 January 2015 | Bill Hodgson

First big platform to announce coverage of the requirements for Dec 1st

'Articles' Eurex Clearing CRR Netting Opinion 29 January 2015 | Byron Baldwin

Eurex Clearing has implemented documentation compatible with the market standard client clearing documents and has published UK and German Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) opinions.