March 2016

'Events' CCP Clearing, Risk Management, Recovery and Resolution (EU): 10% Discount for OTC Space Readers 29 March 2016 | Samantha Hodgson

This new and unique two day conference will provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of central counterparty (CCP) clearing models and operational frameworks in the European Union (EU). Registered OTC Space readers can access a 10% discount on registration.

'Events' DerivOps North America 2016: 15% Discount Available to OTC Space Readers 28 March 2016 | Samantha Hodgson

DerivOps North America is the essential annual event for derivatives operations professionals to discuss challenges in collateral management, clearing, counterparty risk, SEFs, derivatives data, and more, all while networking with peers, SMEs, and fintech innovators. OTC Space registered readers can register to attend using a 15% discount code, located at the bottom of the announcement.

'News' New REMIT Q+A issued this afternoon 24 March 2016 | Energy Trading Regulation Feed

Following the release of new examples and a new version of the Transaction Reporting FAQ earlier today(see here), ACER have this afternoon issued a new version of the REMIT Questions and Answers document, the 15th version, which can be found here.

'Articles' How Cash is Held by Clearing Houses 23 March 2016 | ClarusFT Feed

A lot has been written about the increasing systemic importance of Derivatives Clearing Houses, so I thought it would be interesting to see what the new CCP Quantitative Disclosures show on how cash is held by CCPs and the differences in practice

'News' Markit & IHS To Merge 21 March 2016 | Bill Hodgson

Markit to merge with IHS

'Articles' Single-Counterparty Credit Limits Rule 21 March 2016 | Harvard Law School Feed

Posted by Dan Ryan, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, on Monday, March 21, 2016

'Articles' New Free Validation Service for GTR Submissions 21 March 2016 | Lloyd Altman

Risk Focus have made a free service available to pre-validate submissions to the DTCC GTRs around the world.

'Articles' T-0 for SEC Reg SBSDR Compliance Date 21 March 2016 | Lloyd Altman

Hello friends. As the screenshot above indicates, today is Compliance Date for Securities Based Swaps Data Repositories to register under SEC Regulation SBSDR, which is a critical milestone on the way to Compliance Date for SEC Regulation SBSR.

'News' Did Anyone Foresee a Twix Based Metaphor for Clearing? 18 March 2016 | Bill Hodgson

Patrick Young and the Exchange Invest team make things much simpler.

'News' Introduction to OTC Space Video 18 March 2016 | Bill Hodgson

We made a short video about our site for the About page

'Jobs' Collateral Business Analyst: The Field Effect 18 March 2016 | David Field

The Field Effect is looking for a Collateral Business Analyst to join a fast growing consulting practice.

'News' Australian Non-cleared OTC Margin Rules 18 March 2016 | Bill Hodgson

In line with US and EU rules, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority have released draft rules to apply margin to un-cleared OTC portfolios

'News' OTCS Now Available on Apple News 17 March 2016 | Bill Hodgson

Receive all your OTCS updates via Apple News.

'News' ESMA Risk Report Ranks Market Risk as Very High 17 March 2016 | ESMA Feed

ESMA maintains market risk indicator at highest level

Thursday 17 March 2016 13:37
'Articles' Final EU Margining RTS Published – Some Good, Some Bad. 16 March 2016 | Peter Ten-Broeke

On 8 March, the ESAs – ESMA, EBA and EIOPA – after a few delays, published the long awaited final draft Regulatory Technical Standards (“RTS”) which set out the margining requirements mandated under EMIR for non-centrally cleared OTC derivatives.