September 2015

'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

'News' 80 FR 52544 31 August 2015 | CFTC Feed

17 CFR Part 45 Amendments to Swap Data Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements for Cleared Swaps

You need to be eagle eyed to read through this, but some of the feedback included issues like:

'Articles' Dodd-Frank Turns Five, What’s Next? 28 August 2015 | Harvard Law School Feed
Editor's Note:
'News' ESMA consults on review of EMIR standards relating to CCP client accounts 27 August 2015 | ESMA Feed

The on-going debate between the US and EU approach to client margin and liquidation periods has resulted in this call for information from ESMA.

'Articles' Derivatives Clearing; it’s not the beginning of the end, it’s the end of the beginning! 25 August 2015 |

“Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” ― Winston S. Churchill, Their Finest Hour