November 2018

'Articles' Aussie IM Phase 4 double whammy 20 November 2018 | DRS LLP Feed

Bill: More work for Phase 4 UMR, if we're unlucky.

'Articles' Hard Brexit: An Impact Assessment for US Entities Registered with the CFTC 20 November 2018 | ISDA Feed

This paper highlights the issues that must be addressed in the case of a ‘hard’ Brexit. Specifically, it:

'Articles' Status of Financial Regulatory Leadership Changes 19 November 2018 | DavisPolk FinRegReform Feed

As we emerge from the midterm election season, we have updated our brief deck summarizing the leadership and s

'Articles' Video: What is ISDA Create – IM? 19 November 2018 | ISDA Feed

Derivatives trading and processing are becoming more automated, but the legal documents that back these trades are still reliant on paper and wet signatures. This slows down the time it takes to negotiate a document, and creates inefficiencies thr

'Articles' Don’t Wave Dodd-Frank Goodbye Just Yet 14 November 2018 | RegTek.Solutions Feed


by Anne-Charlotte Duhaut, Marketing Director at RegTek.Solutions 

'Articles' Margin Agreement Platforms Have Become Like London Buses... 14 November 2018 | Bill Hodgson

How many margin agreement platforms does the industry need?

'Events' City of London Digital Transformation in Banking and Financial Services Event 09 November 2018 | Bill Hodgson

Join Redspire and Microsoft for a Financial Services Business Leaders event in the heart of City of London. Hear from four world-class Senior keynote speakers and enjoy an intimate and informal presentation with Chris Brindley, ex-Metro Bank Helen Wilson, Microsoft UK’s Customer Success Director. Take the opportunity to ask direct questions on how you can successfully steer change within your own business and why it’s so important to do so now.

'Articles' SA-CCR for US Banks 07 November 2018 | ClarusFT Feed

Bill: This is a good post on how the multiple exposure calculation methods may change for US firms. 

'Articles' Digital Services Tax – Industry letter on financial services 02 November 2018 | ISDA Feed

For anyone not familiar with the background, the UK government are trying to find a way to to tax firms like Amazon who operate in the UK but are domiciled elsewhere as a company, hence paying corporate tax outside the UK.

'News' New Patent on Risk Monitoring : An Issue for CCPs and FinTech Vendors? 02 November 2018 | Bill Hodgson

A new patent covering the risk monitoring of multiple cleared CCP accounts may conflict with CCPs and other FinTech vendors from providing similar functions.

'News' CFTC’s Office of the Chief Economist Issues Report on Initial Margin Phase 5 01 November 2018 | Bill Hodgson

A new CFTC report examines the number of entities in scope for phase 5 of UMR and the effect of excluded physical FX from the AANA calculations

October 2018

'News' ETD and Cleared OTC Margin Call and Communication Standards and Settlement Processing for the Buy-side 31 October 2018 | Bill Hodgson

The buy-side collaborate to improve the margin call process for OTC and ETD products.

'News' Trade Reporting Data Quality and Central Bank Effort Still a Concern 31 October 2018 | Bill Hodgson

A detailed research report into the gathering of OTC and ETD data reveals issues with the work being done by central banks to clean the data, and missing or confused attributes.

'Articles' Deutsche Börse and RegTek.Solutions launch pre-validation service for regulatory reporting 30 October 2018 | RegTek.Solutions Feed

The new pre-validation platform will be available to over 2,300 executing entities which are using Deutsche Börse’s ARM (Approved Reporting Mechanism) service. It will add enhanced testing and data quality remediation capabilities, as well as pre-submission validations, for all transactions destined for any of the 25 National Competent Authorities (NCA) to which Deutsche Börse is connected.