December 2017

'News' Call for responses to surveys on incentives to centrally clear OTC derivatives 14 December 2017 | Financial Stability Board Feed

The Financial Stability Board (FSB), the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) have agreed to undertake an ev

'Articles' How to address Pension Funds Macro Risks? 11 December 2017 | Fernando Walter Lolo

Bond yields have been falling since 1982. Many sovereign bonds have ultra-low yields today. Ultra-low yields generate ultra-high liability values since the time value of money does not apply when there is too much debt in the system. Pension schemes that were comfortably funded a few years ago at 5% now have huge deficits. 

'Articles' FCA issues FFX outlook- fog confirmed 08 December 2017 | DRS LLP Feed

The FCA have today issued their response to the ESAs 24 November FFX announcement. It is brief and is worth reading in full as a masterclass in ironic prevarication and understatement.

'Articles' Monitoring of Basel Rules will be Critical 08 December 2017 | ISDA Feed

Publication of the latest package of capital requirements – often dubbed Basel IV – has been a long time coming.

'News' Governors and Heads of Supervision finalise Basel III reforms 07 December 2017 | BIS Feed

Press release about Governors and Heads of Supervision finalising Basel III reforms (7 December 2017)

The original source of the updated Basle capital proposals, link below. Bill.

'Articles' SEFs+DCMs=MTFs+OTFs 07 December 2017 | DRS LLP Feed

The transatlantic trading platform cousins have officially been recognised as twins, on 5 November the European Commission announced its long-promised equivalence decision in respect of U.S. swap execution facilities.

'News' Cassini launches new OTC Collateral & Cost Analytics – now choose from a range of 11 specific services 05 December 2017 | Bill Hodgson

Cassini’s award winning software enhances front office trade decisions with visibility and analytics of post trade costs, and also provides post trade optimization and estimation tools for treasury and operations. 

SFTR Breakfast Briefing 'Events' ICYMI: Learn How to Prepare for SFTR at a TFE, Equilend and Trax Breakfast Briefing 04 December 2017 | David Field

In case you missed it - the SFTR Breakfast Briefing is coming up on Wednesday morning with The Field Effect, Equilend and Trax.

November 2017

'Articles' EU FFX – fiasco saga 29 November 2017 | DRS LLP Feed

On 24 November the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) released their long (in context) waited forbearance announcement with respect to the margining or not of forward foreign exchange.

'Articles' GDPR: 6 Months Out 27 November 2017 | New Link Consulting Feed

With 6 months until GDPR becomes enforceable, time is running short to make the appropriate preparations to be fully compliant with the regulation.

'News' FinTech Connect Live | Free and Discounted Tickets for Readers 20 November 2017 | Bill Hodgson

Free tickets to the biggest FinTech exhibition this year, plus free and discounted conference tickets to OTC Space Readers.