October 2014

'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.

'Articles' The Bench or Beach. Is it negative or a mechanism for development? 17 September 2014 | Stu McClymont

Whilst In The Greenhouse - Make an Impact!

'News' BME Clearing Authorised Under EMIR | Unlucky 13? 17 September 2014 | Bill Hodgson

One more for the pot

'Articles' FMR Advisory Round Table | Conduct Risk 16 September 2014 | Robin Poynder

Over the last few months the topic of conduct risk, behavioural risk and general management concern around how to demonstrate to the regulators that a given business is behaving correctly, has come up again and again. 

'Articles' Comply! But how? 16 September 2014 | regboys

Although EMIR regulation (EU) 648/2012 entered into force as from 12th August 2012, there are still many open points and issues whic