January 2015

'Articles' Finadium: Perspectives on Direct Borrowing and Lending 14 January 2015 | Securities Finance Monitor Feed

Finadium has released a new research report in our Finadium for Investors series, “Perspectives on Direct Borrowing and Lending”.

'Articles' Getting real in 2015: why use a securities lending CCP? 13 January 2015 | Securities Finance Monitor Feed

2015 is shaping up to be the year of the securities lending CCP; banks, agent lenders and beneficial owners are all now preparing themselves for this important market move.

'Articles' Risk awards 2015: The winners 13 January 2015 | Feed

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Societe Generale is top house, BlueMountain's Feldstein lands lifetime award

'Articles' US banks call for action on clearing houses 12 January 2015 | Financial Times | Clearing and Settlement Feed

Treasury secretary asked to examine the ‘serious risks’ posed by a collapse

'Events' FIA/SIFMA Asset Management Derivatives Forum 12 January 2015 | Bill Hodgson

February 4-6, 2015, St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA

'Articles' 2014 look back, 2015 look forward… 09 January 2015 | JDX Consulting Feed

2014 was another year of unprecedented change, and 2015 is shaping up to be the same. We look back at some of the areas of focus for the OTC Derivatives and Securities Industry in 2014, and the areas we believe will dominate 2015.

'Events' Deluge or Drought in Liquidity Markets? | A One Day Conference on Feb 6th 09 January 2015 | Bill Hodgson

This event will address the issues of greatest concern for firms: collateral availability, strategies to comply with regulations and dispute management. 20% discount for OTCS readers, see code within this article.

'Articles' Senate approves margin carve out for non-financials 09 January 2015 | Feed

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Bill confirming margin exemption now needs President Obama's approval

'News' Buy-siders up in arms over new ISDA derivatives protocol 08 January 2015 | Feed

Bill: The ISDA 'stay' protocol serves a regulatory purpose in the US but has repercussions on the buy-side, which this article covers extensively.

'News' ISDA 2015 Compliance Calendar 08 January 2015 | Bill Hodgson

Keep up with the pile of regulations for 2015

'News' ESMA review of CCP colleges under EMIR 08 January 2015 | ESMA Feed

'News' ASX Cleared OTC Swaps Volumes Revealed 08 January 2015 | Bill Hodgson

ASX begin reporting their activity on OTC IRS products

'Articles' 2015 Predictions 07 January 2015 | Ben Larah

At the beginning of January it is customary for seasoned professionals (and other brave souls) to gaze into the crystal ball and share their predictions for the coming year.

'Articles' Success in Analytics Requires More Than Just Data. What’s Your Strategy? 07 January 2015 | Sapient Feed

Analytics seems to be a top priority for firms across industries—including those in the capital and commodity markets.

'News' REMIT Implementing Act in force – ACER Portal to go live tomorrow 07 January 2015 | Energy Trading Regulation Feed

Today is the day when the REMIT Implementing Act goes into force. ACER have also announced that they will launch their “REMIT Portal” tomorrow (see here).