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February 2018

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'Articles' What happens to my exchange traded derivatives (ETD) margin when there’s a big market move? 13 February 2018 | OpenGamma Feed

When asking most traders this question, the common assumption is ‘a large increase in margin.’

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'Articles' The Year Ahead in Regulatory Reporting 09 February 2018 | RegTek.Solutions Feed

New year, New Regulations, New Challenges

   
'News' R5FX Trading in Emerging Markets and the Link to Shanghai 08 February 2018 | Bill Hodgson

This is a follow up to the announcement about going live with a link to Shanghai here, and explains more widely what R5FX are trying to achieve.

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'Articles' New Link Consulting Expansion 07 February 2018 | New Link Consulting Feed

In the competitive world of business consulting, we have long been advocates for the 'collaborate and compete' philosophy.

   
'News' Live FX Trading With Shanghai via R5FX 07 February 2018 | Bill Hodgson

Using R5-SHCH Connect domestic banks in China now have access to the London FX market, recognised as the leading centre for global FX trading.

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'Articles' Is Eurex Gaining Share in IRS Clearing? 07 February 2018 | ClarusFT Feed

Reading Philip Stafford’s recent article in the Financial Times, Deutsche Borse makes ground in UK derivatives push, I was struck by the paragraph: Seven times! Impressive, indeed.

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'News' ESMA UPDATES Q&A ON EMIR IMPLEMENTATION 05 February 2018 | ESMA Feed

ESMA UPDATES Q&A ON EMIR IMPLEMENTATION

Monday 05 February 2018 17:48
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'Articles' The $370 Trillion Benchmark Challenge 05 February 2018 | ISDA Feed

The transition from interbank offered rates, or IBORs, to new alternative risk-free rates (RFRs) has been likened to the move to a single currency in Europe.

January 2018

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'Articles' MiFID II is Here And Layoffs Are On The Way 30 January 2018 | Chris Niccolls Feed

layoffsWe’re now a full month into 2018. For a long time, we’ve been saying that MiFID is coming.

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'Articles' How should you assess the effectiveness of risk management? 26 January 2018 | Norman Marks Feed

If an organization seeks to perform at world-class levels, it needs to have highly effective processes and practices for managing what might happen – risk.

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'Articles' The technical middle office. How are the skills required to provide effective middle office support and control being developed in the industry? 26 January 2018 | JDX Consulting Feed

Trading middle offices are not a new phenomenon, they have been in existence for a number of years.

   
Brunnhilde 'Articles' It Ain’t Over Till The Fat Lady Sings (Part 1) The Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR) 23 January 2018 | John Philpott

The standard response I get to CSDR is the “yeah so what, we’re not a CSD”. Brilliant. That’s a bit like saying that you’re out of scope of EMIR because you’re not a CCP and so what is CSDR all about?

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'Articles' The challenges of complying with conflicting regulations: reality versus practicality 12 January 2018 | JDX Consulting Feed

12 January 2018
BY Stuart McClymont

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'News' ESMA raises concerns on fees charged by CRAs and Trade Repositories 11 January 2018 | ESMA Feed

ESMAs review of TRs (as shown in the fact sheet summary below), indicates that clients do not find it easy to compare pricing across TRs.

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'Articles' MIFID II – Why ISINs for OTC Derivatives are Bad for Transparency 10 January 2018 | ClarusFT Feed

Anyone who is a regulator or public observer of the OTC market should read this blog post to see why the current design of an ISIN for a rate swap isn't helping the goal of transparency.

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