March 2013

'Articles' Regulatory Change in Sec Lending (SBL, Repo) | BoNY Mellon 28 March 2013 | Bill Hodgson

Mike Barrett (profile here) sent over a useful paper on how new regulations will affect the securities lending market, summary below.

'News' Euromoney article on Dodd Frank 28 March 2013 | Maria Leontiou

A Euromoney article titled "Confusion clouds derivatives indus

'Articles' He Who Makes the Rules | US Law Making 27 March 2013 | Bill Hodgson

Long but informative post on how the politics of rule making works out in the US.

'News' Decision support in a cleared world - FTSE Global Markets 27 March 2013 | Bill Hodgson

My latest piece for FTSE GM magazine - should you be thinking about how you route trades via your FCMs and CCPs using IM, Fees and Regulatory Capital as criteria?

'News' Daily Summary or Individual Emails 27 March 2013 | Bill Hodgson

Daily Summary

'News' Swap futures could offer greater hedging options | thetradenews.com 27 March 2013 | Bill Hodgson

Not sure I agree with the headline, it's a note on a report by Finadium.

'Articles' DF Timeline Request 27 March 2013 | Bill Hodgson

Does any reader have a timeline similar to the one on EMIR (on the front page here) which can be published on the site?

'News' Anxiety over IM proposals for Non-clearable Trades | ISDA Response 27 March 2013 | Maria Leontiou

ISDA through DerivatiViews piece play the same tune once again, as they express their anxiety as to the potential effects of the IM pro

'News' New BIS report on central banks and collateral 27 March 2013 | Maria Leontiou

A new BIS report on Central bank collateral frameworks and practices is out.

'News' An Asset Manager’s Guide in the post-Dodd Frank era 27 March 2013 | Maria Leontiou

The law firm Davis Polk put together an 

'Articles' Size Matters | Naked Capitalism and the $1.2 Quadrillion Question 26 March 2013 | Bill Hodgson

A blog post over at Naked Capitalism here, alleged the OTC m

'News' Bank-backed initiative to ease SEF migration | thetradenews.com 26 March 2013 | Bill Hodgson

Standard messaging using FIX for SEFs, full story below.

'Articles' Nothing to Hide | ISDA media.comment 25 March 2013 | Bill Hodgson

John & Sally play a game of netting. John also nets with Susan and doesn't tell Sally, naughty John.

'Articles' Cyprus, Land of Structured Products 25 March 2013 | Bill Hodgson

Nick Dunbar author of The Devil's Derivatives, and a recommended read, describes his own encounters with banking in Cyprus: click here

'News' New CEO for Eurex | Thomas Book 25 March 2013 | Bill Hodgson

Thomas has been at Eurex for some time, and I worked for him on the launch of their CDS Clearing service.

'News' Markit Credit Centre Hub Launch (Don't say push or ping) 25 March 2013 | Bill Hodgson

Markit have launched their solution to managing trading limits in the new SEF based execution environment. There's no additional information to describe the solution unfortunately.

'News' Analysis of Pricing of Cleared and Un-Cleared Swaps from the US DTCC SDR 25 March 2013 | Amir Khwaja

Interesting posts by Bill on SwapClear publishing daily settlement prices

'News' LCH.Clearnet in ‘major’ year-end IT outage - FT.com 25 March 2013 | Bill Hodgson

The FT got to it quicker than me - the Bank of England has published their 2012 review of Payment Systems, including those of CCPs in the UK. The report mentions an IT failure at LCH, see box below.