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Saturday, 21 July 2018

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  • Swaps notional falls to lowest in a decade

    People & Markets | 12 May 2017

    The volume of outstanding over-the-counter derivatives notional fell 13% to US$483trn in the six months to the end of 2016, the lowest level for more than a decade.

  • Regulators weigh in on euro clearing location

    People & Markets | 12 May 2017

    The most senior US derivatives regulator has urged European policymakers to show caution as they mull rules that could force euro swaps clearing out of London when the UK leaves the European Union in 2019.

  • TrueEX SEF sues MarkitSERV in bid for survival

    People & Markets | 12 May 2017

    A swap execution facility is suing MarkitSERV for “anticompetitive conduct” that it claims will shut the door on the rapidly-growing trading venue.

  • MEP calls for pension fund swaps clearing exemption

    People & Markets | 12 May 2017

    The European Parliament will push to exempt pension funds from mandatory central clearing for over-the-counter swaps on a permanent basis, after the European Commission proposed three years of additional relief from the obligation.

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    DERIVATIVES-CFTC's Giancarlo urges bank capital rethink

    Ticker | 10 May 2017

    Acting CFTC chairman Christopher Giancarlo has called on global regulators to recalibrate bank capital requirements to restore liquidity to markets in a bid to avoid ‘flash’ trading events.

  • Steven Maijoor chairman of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

    DERIVATIVES-ESMA's Maijoor calls for third-country oversight

    Ticker | 10 May 2017

    Europe’s key derivatives regulator has stressed the need to extend its oversight to third-country financial services providers such as overseas clearinghouses, as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.

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    DERIVATIVES-Swaps rule recalibration dominates ISDA AGM

    Ticker | 09 May 2017

    A recalibration of over-the-counter derivatives reforms has dominated talks at ISDA’s annual general meeting in Lisbon as European policy makers aim to simplify rules stemming from the European Market Infrastructure Regulation while US regulators embark on plans to overhaul Dodd-Frank.

  • Swap spread to stay negative

    DERIVATIVES-MEP calls for pension fund swaps clearing exemption

    Ticker | 09 May 2017

    The European Parliament will push to exempt pension funds from mandatory central clearing for over-the-counter swaps on a permanent basis, according to Kay Swinburne, vice chair of the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee.

  • A man walks past a sign in front of the Bank For International Settlements (BIS) in Basel

    DERIVATIVES-OTC notional falls to lowest in a decade

    Ticker | 09 May 2017

    The volume of outstanding over-the-counter derivatives notional fell 13% to US$483trn in the six months ending December 2016, the lowest level for over a decade, according to the latest semiannual survey from the Bank for International Settlements.

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    EU sets stage for clearing land grab

    Top News | 05 May 2017

    The European Commission plans to issue new rules that could force clearing of euro-denominated derivatives away from London once the UK exits the European Union.