Is your collateral team running like clockwork? In this webinar we will dig into the ways you can prepare your team for UMR to keep them working at maximum efficiency.
The team here at The OTC Space are pleased to announce the availability of the downloadable PDF edition of Rocket 10 (in the attachments section below). Formatted in landscape to fit your computer or portable device screen, this edition contains inside information on what's happening in the industry. The PDF is attached below, and contains a great set of articles from previous and new authors.
Discover 11 useful tips for navigating compliance with the uncleared margin rules, and results from our peer benchmark survey.
Read our top tips to achieve complianc with the Uncleared Margin Rules - 11 important topics you need to address.
The race to be ready for the bi-lateral margining of OTC derivatives is reaching its closing stage but there is still work to be done. As the February Initial Margin (IM) deadline has passed and the March Variation Margin (VM) deadline looms, many firms are still not ready. There may be a method for some entities to continue trading without posting IM until August 2017.
The buyside have faced many challenges over the last few years, but 2017 is shaping up to be a vintage year. And just like several bottles of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, this year is likely to leave a very large hangover.
Following our successful webinar here is a high quality video recording of the event. We covered the lifecycle of work from re-papering to implementation and operational aspects of margin agreements.
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The new Variation Margin regulations impact all financial entities as well as systemically important non-financial entities that deal in uncleared OTC trades. This means that from March onwards, all new trades will need to be captured under a collateral agreement and margined daily with collateral posted to cover the MTM movements. Whilst this may sound simple in principle to achieve, entering into a collateral agreement is no simple task.
Many firms need to create or modify ISDA CSA agreements to achieve compliance around the world with the Uncleared Margin Regulations (UMR). This survey will give you an insight into what other firms are doing to become compliant. We will reveal the results live at a webinar and explain the options for carrying out the repapering and implementing your agreements.
Banks and other financial institutions that use derivatives as investments or to hedge risk need to get ready, otherwise they are heading for a $13 billion headache as new collateral and margin requirements continue to be phased in later this year.