December 2013

'Articles' Mexican Peso Interest Rate Swaps 03 December 2013 | Amir Khwaja

CME in a recent SEC filing noted that it plans to offer clearing for MXN

'News' MATerial consensus - now when is the live date? | SEF CFTC Submissions Converge (part 2) 03 December 2013 | Jon Skinner

As a result of some CFTC dialogue and comment letters on the topic, we seem to be homing in on consensus around LIBOR only spot-starting and MAC/IMM swaps.

Re-submitted MAT letters

'News' Weekly Roundup | US Regulation | 3 December 2013 02 December 2013 | Jon Skinner


 Gensler Gives Wall Street Two Months to Meet Overseas Policy

'News' Weekly Roundup | Risk Management | 3 December 2013 02 December 2013 | Jon Skinner

Firms Lack Resource To Manage Regulatory Risk

'News' Weekly Roundup | Trading & Post-Trade Processing | 3 December 2013 02 December 2013 | Amir Khwaja


Europe’s OTF to Follow the US’s SEF? Lessons in Electronic Swaps Trading

November 2013

'Articles' RegTechFS » Turkey day: What will we be ‘thanking’ regulators for in 2014? 27 November 2013 | Bill Hodgson

Pretty useful overview of regulatory activity coming up, something for everyone there.

SEF Volumes for Week 8 | ClarusFT 26 November 2013 | Amir Khwaja

Week 8 is in the books.  For this week, I set out to enhance the SEF reporting to be more similar to the Clarus SDR reporting.

'Articles' Swaptions Clearing, a more detailed look 25 November 2013 | Amir Khwaja

Last week at SEFCON IV in NY, CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler in his keynote stated that Swaptions were the largest Interest Rate product not curren

'News' NetOTC offers to cut risks of off-exchange derivatives trades - FT.com 24 November 2013 | Bill Hodgson

NetOTC have broken cover, you can now see a little information on their website. The FT begins to describe the intention of the firm to provide a central processing platform for un-clearable OTC products through netting and risk management.

'News' Weekly Roundup | Trading | 25 November 2013 24 November 2013 | Amir Khwaja

SEF Volumes for Week 7 | ClarusFT

'News' First SEF MAC swap | Bloomberg 22 November 2013 | Jon Skinner

Bloomberg is reporting the first MAC IRS traded on a SEF in

'Articles' Will agency execution be needed to enable MAT to work? | IFR article 20 November 2013 | Jon Skinner

How will D2D SEFs Open Up?

'News' SEF Volumes for Week 7 | ClarusFT 20 November 2013 | Amir Khwaja

The SEF Volume figures for Week 7 are now in.

'News' Weekly Roundup | Risk Management & Market Infrastructure | 18 November 2013 18 November 2013 | Bill Hodgson

Risk Management

What will be the Gating Factor in Sec Finance, the LCR or the Leverage Ratio?

'News' Weekly Roundup | SEFs | 18 November 2013 18 November 2013 | Jon Skinner

SEF Volumes for Week 6 | ClarusFT

'News' Client data “compromised” in CME cyber attack 17 November 2013 | Bill Hodgson

An unfortunate example of how the world's CCP infrastructure needs the highest standards of data security, click on over to TheTradeNews for more.