October 2016

'Articles' A Pitch Perfect Illustration of Blockchain Hype 13 October 2016 | Streetwise Professor Feed
'Articles' No End to ISDA SIMM Work 12 October 2016 | ISDA Feed

No sooner had the first deadline for the posting of margin on non-cleared derivatives passed than attention had begun to switch to the next set of hurdles.

'Articles' War Communism Meets Central Clearing 06 October 2016 | Streetwise Professor Feed
'News' All Change at OpenGamma 05 October 2016 | Bill Hodgson

Changes in the leadership team and an investment

'News' ESMA reports on shadow banking, leverage and pro-cyclicality 04 October 2016 | ESMA Feed

Securities financing transactions (SFTs) can contribute to leverage in the financial system. One of the main issues related to leverage is procyclicality, which can manifest itself in many different ways and can incorporate risks for financial stability.

'Articles' Doing more with less: a problem or an opportunity? 04 October 2016 | Patrick Thornton-Smith

With increasing regularity, I’m hearing more and more banks saying that they are faced with having to do more with less - almost a mantra for our times.

'Articles' A cat, a hat and a simple measure of gobbledygook: How readable is your writing? 04 October 2016 | Bank Underground Feed

Jonathan Fullwood.

September 2016

'Articles' Non-cleared margin rules- Rumoured EU finger removal 28 September 2016 | DRS LLP Feed

This new information changes the timeline we published previously, see the commentary below from DRS and be prepared for sudden change.

'News' One Clearing Platform to Rule Them All 28 September 2016 | Bill Hodgson

I wish Millennium and LSEG luck, in what will be the mother of all clearing projects.

'News' New Startup Will Replace Central Clearing and Rewrite Global Regulation on Margin 26 September 2016 | Bill Hodgson

A new startup plans to revolutionise the banking industry by replacing CCPs in their entirety

'News' ESMA consults 20 September 2016 | ESMA Feed

The consultation below is the first stage of moving Europe towards having the equivalent of the US SEFs, under MiFIR.