November 2014

'Articles' Saving in Germany: Worse than nothing 06 November 2014 | The Economist Feed

Bill: Paying to keep your savings with a bank is new ground for savers.

'Articles' Europe attracted by US derivatives pull 06 November 2014 | Financial Times | Clearing and Settlement Feed

Rise in interest rates trading and credit default swaps clearing to the States

'Events' SEFCON V 06 November 2014 | Bill Hodgson

SEFCON V is approaching fast! Guarantee your seat to the premier SEF conference of the year, hosted by WMBAA, and take part in a full day of critical SEF discussions with key industry experts and speakers.

Portfolio Compression 'Articles' Portfolio Compression: Win-Win to Avoid Cherry Picking (Part 3/3) 06 November 2014 | Diana Higgins

Cherry Picking occurs when a company in default collects money from counterparties but waits to pay them only if there is money left when the administration process is completed. Several reasons may prevent from netting values owed against receiva

'Articles' Will Commodity Traders Replace Banks as Swap Dealers? I Think Not 06 November 2014 | Streetwise Professor Feed
'Jobs' Executive Assistant – London – Contract/Perm – £150-£200 04 November 2014 | Bill Hodgson

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'Articles' Get ahead by taking control 04 November 2014 | Penny Davenport Feed

Girls Get AheadThe Sunda

'News' News Brief: SunGard Leverages Risk Innovations to Develop Advanced Analytics Engine for High Speed Risk Analysis 04 November 2014 | FIS Feed

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'News' Nodal Exchange Announce the Formation of NodalClear 03 November 2014 | Bill Hodgson

Another exchange business goes vertical

'News' GMEX and Tradition Partnership | CMF Contracts 03 November 2014 | Ben Larah

GDI, the index development subsidiary of GMEX Group, has entered into a strategic partnership with interdealer broker Tradition. 

'News' Weekly Roundup | 2nd November 2014 03 November 2014 | Sol Steinberg

A selection of top stories from around the markets, by Sol Steinberg

'News' ESMA add OMIClear to the list of registered CCPs under EMIR 03 November 2014 | ESMA Feed

ESMA has today added OMIClear C.C., S.A. to its list of registered CCPs under the European Markets
Infrastructure Regualtion (EMIR). EMIR requires EU-based CCPs to be

'Articles' US bilateral margin rules: a hit parade of horrors 03 November 2014 | Risk Magazine Feed

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'Events' Meet us in Chicago and New York | FIA Expo and SEFCON 02 November 2014 | Bill Hodgson

Two Chances to Meet OTC Space

'Events' Financial Technologies Forum | DerivOps New York | Nov 6th 02 November 2014 | Bill Hodgson

DerivOps NY is your one-stop shop for all you need to know to be up-to-date on derivatives operations.

October 2014

'News' ICAP’s post-trade business under threat from MiFID II 31 October 2014 | The Trade News Feed

ICAP is lobbying for an amendment to the MiFID II trading obligation rule which in its present form would force the interdealer broker to discontinue four of its key post-trade risk reduction services.

'Articles' Swaptions Spotlight 31 October 2014 | Orlando Almodovar

As the first swaptions clearing service prepares to launch by CME as early as November 2014, this data driven analysis of these instruments is timely to survey the market. 

'Articles' European banks: Stress relief 30 October 2014 | The Economist Feed


'Articles' The Price of Clearing 30 October 2014 | DerivSource Feed
'Articles' Reference Rates Upgraded to all new Avatars | (Part I of 3) 29 October 2014 | Pat Aditya

This article is Part 1 of my explanation on recent recommendations suggested by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) on existing reference benchmark rates.