October 2014

'News' REGIS-TR Passes One Billion Mark 21 October 2014 | The Trade News Feed

REGIS-TR has become the first trade repository to report it has processed one billion derivatives trades since European trade reporting rules came into effect eight months ago.

'Articles' Eurex Euro Secured Funding Futures & Cleared IRS 16 October 2014 | Byron Baldwin

In the new world of mandatory OTC Clearing, daily mark to market valuations of Cleared IRS positions create funding cash flow requirements.

'News' Updated MiFID II guide 15 October 2014 | Energy Trading Regulation Feed

Norton Rose have updated their MiFID II/MiFIR guide on its application to commodities. It can be found here.

'News' ICE Europe to enter OTC Rates Clearing | LCH and Eurex Quaking in their Boots 14 October 2014 | Bill Hodgson

According to a story at eFN, ICE have made their chess move to position themselves to compete with a combined ETD & OTC clearing offering.

'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