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Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Interest-Rate Derivatives

DERIVATIVES-Margin clarity sought on CCP resolution rules

20 January 2017

Derivatives dealers are calling on European lawmakers to explicitly exclude initial margin haircuts as a tool to cover losses in the recovery and resolution of a failing central counterparty clearinghouse.

Margin clarity sought on CCP resolution rules

IFR 2167 21 January to 27 January 2017

Derivatives dealers are calling on European lawmakers to explicitly exclude initial margin haircuts as a tool to cover losses in the recovery and resolution of a failing central counterparty clearinghouse.

Swap margin rules drive FX clearing surge

20 January 2017

LCHis set to expand its foreign exchange clearing operations to FX options and a broader range of non-deliverable forwards later this year, after clearing volumes on its ForexClear platform jumped more than 10-fold in the last six months.

DERIVATIVES-SEC approves LCH for single-name CDS clearing

20 January 2017

The SEC has authorised LCH’s credit default swap clearinghouse, CDSClear, as a registered clearing agency, enabling the Paris-based platform to offer single-name CDS clearing to US clients through futures commission merchants.

SEC, CFTC merger talk revs up as swaps rules scrutinised

IFR 2166 14 January to 20 January 2017

US swaps governance, currently split between the SEC and CFTC, could be brought under one roof as a regulatory overhaul promised by Donald Trump reopens a long-running debate about a merger between the two agencies.

UPDATE 1-Lloyds Bank names Schaeffer as new North America CEO

12 January 2017

Lloyds Bank has promoted Andy Schaeffer to be CEO for North America and moved up two senior bankers in its capital markets business.