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New integration standard for CCPs & FCMs

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Not to be confused with Cross Currency Swaps, the Clearing Connectivity Standard developed for SwapClear & CME by Sapient will speed up and lower the cost for firms such as FCMs to connect to CCPs, and outwards to their clients.

Story here, Sapient's own page on CCS here

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ISDA to the G20: "Standardize This"

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ISDA have highlighted the sentence in the G20 commitments that makes less sense than some, namely “All standardized OTC derivative contracts should be traded on exchanges or electronic trading platforms, where appropriate, and cleared through central counterparties by end-2012 at the latest.”

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World's first FpML UPI tool on-line

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One of the confusing things about derivatives is that they don't 'look and feel' like a bond or equity - they don't have any physical expression as a security, as they are fundamentally bilateral contracts between two professional parties.

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Central Counterparty Clearing Training

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I've launched a new training offering covering everything you'd need to know about central clearing for OTC products, have a look at my new Training page and contact me to talk about how it could help you. The modules cover 2 full days, plus an optional third day including:

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