Basle III

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November 7, 2014 - Editor

​Alex Soane, product manager, operations for SunGard’s Apex Collateral solution, assesses the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) and the International Organization of Securities Commission’s

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October 22, 2014 - Editor

Being a Qualified CCP will really matter very soon, and impact capital requirements if not.

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September 14, 2014 - Editor

According to a press release from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the US-rules for the Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) were finalized

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August 22, 2014 - Editor

ISDA expresses its concern for the implementation of uncleared OTC derivatives margin rules in December 2015

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July 1, 2014 - Editor

In the Basle 3 rules, page 40, (see bcbs189 below)  you see this: 41 (ii). If a bank has experienced more than two margin call disputes

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June 27, 2014 - Editor

Margin & Collateral Efficiencies for the Sell Side – Ten Year Euro Asset Swap. A margin and capital cost comparison (see below) was made of

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June 27, 2014 - Editor

An article from Risk Magazine tells the story of how battle lines are drawn on the OTC Rates Clearing front between Eurex and LCH.Clearnet

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May 28, 2014 - Editor

Regulatory reforms have been at the forefront since the global financial crisis hit nearly six years ago – and it won’t be taking the back

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March 12, 2014 - Editor

Now that Reporting for Europe has come into effect I am looking further into the next challenges that await for us just around the corner

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March 10, 2014 - Editor

IFR produced another article bemoaning the liquidity problems in the secondary credit bond market.  An illustrative statistic is bank inventory: 2007 US$235bn; now "a mere" US$37bn.  Aside from