September 2015

'Articles' AUD swap market: Concentration risks from the Clearing Mandate 14 September 2015 | ClarusFT Feed

We present a uniquely Clarus view of the AUD IRS markets Our analysis of the regulatory landscape, bond issuance data and swap market flows suggests that many Swap Dealers will end-up in Add-On territory for OTC swaps clearing at CCPs This means t

'Articles' Megabanks, Markit and ISDA agree to settle CDS suit 14 September 2015 | DRS LLP Feed

A representative of the investor group suing twelve G-SIB banks[1], ISDA and Markit for alleged breaches of US antitrust laws[2], has indicated that a $1.865 bn. settlement has been agreed in principle with the defendants; U.S.

'Articles' Derivatives Collateral Management - Are You On Track? 13 September 2015 | Feed
'Articles' Derivatives Post Trade Processing & Liquidity Management: A City & Financial Conference 11 September 2015 | Samantha Hodgson

The morning sessions will focus on post trade processing for derivatives, while the afternoon sessions will cover liquidity in the new regulated market. A 20% discount is available to OTC Space readers.

'Articles' Izzy Whizzy let’s get Vizzy – The magic of using visualisation to analyse and understand data. 11 September 2015 | Bank Underground Feed

"A picture is worth a thousand words...etc etc"

Lyndsey Pereira-Brereton.

'News' Deutsche Bank merges derivatives clearing with prime services unit 10 September 2015 | Feed

Deutsche Bank has merged its Listed Derivatives and Markets Clearing business with its Prime Services unit, according to a source close to the matter.

'Articles' Protocols ­ Expedient Mechanism or Ticking Time-Bomb? 09 September 2015 | Akber Datoo

Akber calls on financial institutions and regulators to consider the risks of protocols, which are becoming increasingly complex, particularly since the introduction of the European Monetary Union (EMU) protocol.

'News' Best execution: 10 key changes under MiFID II – part 1 09 September 2015 | RegTechFS Feed

JWG analysis.

'Articles' SEFs in Japan: ETP Data 09 September 2015 | ClarusFT Feed

Japan has joined the SEF party with their own flavor of trading venues known as Electronic Trading Platforms (ETP’s).  ETP’s launched last week on Tuesday, September 1st.  Amir had written about them back in April.

'News' Message Automation's Hugh Daly attending Post-Trade Forum 07 September 2015 | Hugh Daly

Message Automation, the pioneers of Post Trade Control solutions for derivatives, is pleased to announce their participation at the Post Trade Forum taking place at the NH Danube City Hotel, in Vienna on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th September 2015.

'Events' The Trading Show - New York 2015 07 September 2015 | Samantha Hodgson

Unparalleled opportunities to network, and do business with top trading firms, quant funds, end investors, banks, brokers, and technology providers.

'Events' Clearing and Settlement World 2015 07 September 2015 | Samantha Hodgson

2 days, 200+ senior Back & Middle Office professionals, 53 industry thought leaders, giving you key strategic takeaways per session

'News' REMIT showdown 03 September 2015 | Energy Trading Regulation Feed

See here for an article by Gordon Allott of Broadpeak, which provides an insight into some of the goings on in the world of REMIT. The article outlines some of the tension between the various parties involved, i.e.

'Events' Conference: Thinking ahead: Next generation clearing solutions 03 September 2015 | Samantha Hodgson

Discussions on the issues surrounding clearing for buy-side and options for the future to alleviate those issues including: self clearing/direct access, diversifying risk profile to CMs, new products (ETD and/or OTC) and managing collateral.

'Events' 9th Annual Collateral Management Forum 02 September 2015 | Samantha Hodgson

After the financial crisis in 2008, the simple definition of Collateral Management as a set of assets which should hedge the credit risk of financial transactions gained a new dimension. Constant development in Collateral Management had to move to the next level. With nine years of thorough market research, Fleming Europe has built a name for itself as an event organizer which follows Collateral Management trends, understands the market and its needs and offers professionals space to discuss issues weighing the current market down and to improve the prospects for scenarios of all kinds towards a brighter future.

August 2015

'Articles' Ad Blocking and The Future of Writing 31 August 2015 | Bill Hodgson

Is there a future for many websites who survive through (annoying) advertising?

'Events' Derivatives World Congress 31 August 2015 | Samantha Hodgson

Regulatory Updates, Operational Strategies, and Technology Developments for 2015 and Beyond