December 2014

'News' TriOptima DTCC reconciliation tool 05 December 2014 | Energy Trading Regulation Feed

See here for a press release from TriOptima and DTCC about a reconciliation service between the DTCC TR and TriOptima.

'Articles' Reference Rates Upgraded to all new Avatars (Part 3 of 3) 05 December 2014 | Pat Aditya

The final installment of a series on the re-building of LIBOR

'Articles' Dealers have the last word on derivatives notionals 05 December 2014 | Risk Magazine Feed


'Events' OTC Space Christmas Drinks | Be There 04 December 2014 | Jane Collins

A reminder - come to our Christmas drinks on the 10th

'News' LCH calls for rethink of CCP default funds 04 December 2014 | The Trade News Feed

Industry discussion over the loss-absorbing capacity of central counterparties has failed to consider the distinction between CCP risk and the risk of clearing members, a white paper from LCH.Clearnet has said.

'Articles' GCSA Capital: the CCP underwriter 04 December 2014 | Risk Magazine Feed

Bill: People with long memories will know that LCH used to have an insurance policy as part of the Default waterfall, which fell away many years ago.

'News' Michael & Martin Move Up | Changes at LCH & Euroclear 04 December 2014 | Bill Hodgson

Senior changes at LCH

'News' ESMA to cooperate with regional regulators on Australian CCPs 04 December 2014 | ESMA Feed

'Articles' Over the Counter (OTC) Derivative Markets – How Big and How Cleared? 03 December 2014 | John Kiff Feed

Following up on the previous post about the Financial Stability Board’s most recent Progress Report on Implementation of OTC Derivatives Market Reforms here we look at some of the more basic size-of-market data, including the amount of central cle

'Articles' ISDA Highlights Impact of Non-Cleared Margin Rules 02 December 2014 | DRS LLP Feed

On 7 November 2014, ISDA published version 1.0 of its “Minimum Standards for the Future State of Margin Workflow” (the “Standards”), a working document designed to support practical implementation of the BCBS-IOSCO margin requirements for Non-Cent

'Articles' Summary of Eighth Financial Stability Board (FSB) Progress Report on Implementation of OTC Derivatives Market Reforms 01 December 2014 | John Kiff Feed

All standardized OTC derivative contracts should be traded on exchanges or electronic trading platforms, where appropriate, and cleared through central counterparties by end-2012 at the latest.

'Articles' DTCC and Regis-TR blamed for low futures matching rates 01 December 2014 | Risk Magazine Feed


November 2014

'Articles' More Transaction Reporting – now the energy markets turn 28 November 2014 | JDX Consulting Feed

The continued drive to eliminate market abuse in financial markets is now focusing on the energy trading markets.

'Articles' Cross Currency Swap Trends 25 November 2014 | ClarusFT Feed

We like to stay on top of market trends here at Clarus, and following-on from Amir’s blog yesterday on the sharp rise in uncleared, back-dated EUR IRS, I’ve been taking a look at my “alma-mater” – Cross Currency Swaps. As…

'Articles' SwapClear hopes to crush notionals by $600trn 25 November 2014 | Risk Magazine Feed


'Articles' Epic battles and how to use them to get ahead 25 November 2014 | Penny Davenport Feed

Hamilton & Rosberg