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June 16, 2015 - Editor

In an announcement from ISDA, a wide range of trade associations have put forward a framework of principles to guide the development of a better

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May 26, 2014 - Editor

I am quite swamped these days trying to gather all sorts of data on CCPs and their offerings and to my surprise I came across this

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May 19, 2013 - Editor

All this debate on the appropriate holding period for futures, swaps or their hybrids, would be avoided if the CFTC and other regulators developed an

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April 29, 2013 - Editor

Dear all, Highlights from last week include: The ECB wants Euro-denominated derivatives trades being handled by clearing houses in the Eurozone; bye-bye Brittania? US regulators

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April 24, 2013 - Editor

The following articles describe the announcement made by ISDA and SIFMA jointly at the Singapore ISDA meeting today: article (subs), Bloomberg article, SIFMA piece.

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April 22, 2013 - Editor

Dear all, Highlights of last week include: Swap Futures seem to have some "hidden" risk as more tail risk is exposed by lower initial margin

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April 15, 2013 - Editor

A letter from the above four trade associations spells out the consequences on imposing Initial Margin requirements on un-clearable OTC products. The letter was sent to