December 2015

'Articles' Clearing Mandates: Would That Regulators Had Remembered Takeoffs are Optional, But Landings Are Not 08 December 2015 | Streetwise Professor Feed
'Events' 11th Annual FIA Asia Derivatives Conference 02 December 2015 | Samantha Hodgson

Find out more about the FIA Asia Derivatives Conference, being held in Singapore this month.

'News' Press release - European swap clearing to start in June 2016 02 December 2015 | ESMA Feed

Firms will have to centrally clear certain classes of interest rate swaps starting from 21 June 2016.

'Articles' The Red Queen’s Race: Financial Regulation Edition 02 December 2015 | Streetwise Professor Feed

November 2015

'Articles' Mumtern your way back to work 26 November 2015 | Penny Davenport Feed


'Articles' Benchmark Your Collateral Management Systems and Processes 25 November 2015 | Martin Seagroatt

4sight has created a collateral healthcheck tool that provides an initial starting point to benchmark your firm’s current state against market best practice.

'Events' Derivatives World London: The Debates 2015 25 November 2015 | Samantha Hodgson

Join FOW for a day of debate and discussion on 8 December at the Grange City Hotel for "Derivatives World London: The Debates."

'Events' 3rd Annual Back Office Operations Forum 18 November 2015 | Samantha Hodgson

A GLC conference being held in Vienna.

'Articles' ISDA Update - Announcement of new Stay Protocol 13 November 2015 | Akber Datoo

A key concern for regulators globally is to address the issue of banks being "too big to fail" issue. The Stay protocols have been created in response to regulatory directives which require counterparties to systemically important financial institutions (SIFIs) to forgo contractual early termination rights where the SIFI has entered into resolution proceedings or is in financial distress. Whilst initially it was envisaged that the Universal Dealer protocol would only be open to the major banks that adhered to the 2014 Protocol, possibly in response to concerns from the regulators, ISDA have taken the decision to open it up to all other counterparties.