October 2014

'Articles' Swap Futures | A Comparison of Products 13 October 2014 | Ben Larah

Since CME and Eris Exchange launched their swap-futures contracts in late 2012, the number of exchanges offering (or planning-to-offer) their own variations of the swap-future has grown.

'Jobs' Role: Business Analyst Needed | Segregation Models and Clearing 13 October 2014 | Bill Hodgson

Business knowledge essential

'News' Major Banks Agree to Sign ISDA Resolution Stay Protocol 11 October 2014 | Bill Hodgson

Major banks agree to a temporary suspension of close out rights in a default

'News' BoNY Become an Ex-Clearer | Closure of European Client Clearing 09 October 2014 | Bill Hodgson

This follows on the heels of closure of their US clearing service

'Articles' Making Career Decisions: Should you use your heart or your head? 08 October 2014 | Penny Davenport

What’s more important when you’re making career decisions? Is it your heart or your head?

'Jobs' Project Manager Role | Immediate Start 07 October 2014 | Bill Hodgson

Short term contract working alongside the OTC Space

'News' Comments from Commissioner J. Christoper Giancarlo | Proposed Uncleared Margin Rules 07 October 2014 | Bill Hodgson

Some pointed comments by the commissioner worth reading

'Articles' Trade reporting: next steps | The View From DTCC 06 October 2014 | Bill Hodgson

Following the global financial crisis, the need for timely access to detailed and accurate data on derivatives activity gave way to a regulatory framework mandating reporting of derivatives trades to trade repositories under the auspices of the G20. 

'Articles' Trading and Clearing at Eurex | Efficiency is the Key 06 October 2014 | Byron Baldwin

Hybrid products, and integrated default fund, and cross-margining, delivers maximum economic efficiency to customers

'Articles' Why Won't the EU Grant the US Equivalence? | An Update from Craig 06 October 2014 | Bill Hodgson

Craig Pirrong covers reasons why there is a standoff between the EU Commission and the US CFTC over granting the US 'equivalence' on rules resulting from the Dodd Frank Act.

'News' Does Clearing Increase or Decrease Systemic Risk? | A Debate between Pirrong and McNamara 02 October 2014 | Bill Hodgson

The debate on the outcome of Dodd Frank continues

'Articles' OTC Derivatives Reporting in Japan 01 October 2014 | Amir Khwaja

Earlier this year I looked into European derivatives trade reporting (see EMIR Trade Reporting) and as not much of note has

September 2014

'Events' Clearing & Settlement World | November 26th | London 25 September 2014 | Bill Hodgson

Book your place soon

'News' US Uncleared Margin Rules Finalised 24 September 2014 | Bill Hodgson

The US proposal on IM for uncleared OTC business jumps from billions to trillions, in defining who is affected

'News' CME Swaptions Clearing 24 September 2014 | Ben Larah

Risk Magazine recently broke the news that CME will be launching clearing for IR swaptions by November 3rd, pending CFTC approval.

'News' One Repository to Rule Them All | FSB Feasibility Study Published 21 September 2014 | Bill Hodgson

A Global Approach to Trade Reporting

'Articles' Document Digitisation: The five main pitfalls firms make when digitalising legal documents. 19 September 2014 | Stu McClymont

Previously many firms invested in legal document storage technology to reduce the amount of paper and improve the document management process.