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February 6, 2014 - Editor

Note: Originally published in 2011 – we reloaded the images and this happened to republish itself. The piece is still relevant, even if events have

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January 27, 2014 - Editor

Cleared notionals at HKEx have reached a little over USD 50m, given the previous story on Shanghai Clearing it is interesting to see the broad

Featured image for “Survey of CCP Progress Since the US Clearing Mandate Kicked In”

December 1, 2013 - Editor

It's been a few months since we last updated the CCP chart, and in that time clearing has become mandated in the US. In most

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July 31, 2013 - Editor

In advance of a longer piece, here's the links to presentations by the various CCPs on how their EMIR segregation models work: Eurex (page

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April 8, 2013 - Editor

A group of banks have signed up to a consortium to sponsor & guide development of clearing for OTC products with Hong Kong Exchange. Press

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January 26, 2013 - Editor

Well it’s an inference, but the job description below specifically says they want someone with those skills for a 15 month contract, about the time

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December 5, 2012 - Editor

Given today's story at Risk Magazine about SwapClear tuning their IM model for a low interest rate environment, it's interesting that more or less all

Featured image for “Yet more CCP status updates”

November 29, 2012 - Editor

Based on feedback from people out here in Singapore, and more research, my CCP status chart now has added items: Two new CCPs added, one

Featured image for “CCP and SDR Status Sheet as of Nov 27th”

November 27, 2012 - Editor

I've updated some charts on the status of the OTC market infrastructure: The status and notionals of CCPs using the latest data from their websites

Featured image for “CCP Score Sheet as of October 2012”

October 16, 2012 - Editor

It's been a while since I updated my popular chart with the current notionals at the various CCPs. New entrants to this months chart include: