Featured image for “The Profit and Loss Equation in Compressions | A Short Video”

February 8, 2016 - Editor

This video explains “Realised” and “Unrealised” profits and losses, key concepts in derivatives trading. Furthermore, this equation drives portfolio compressions.

Featured image for “Bilateral Posting of Initial Margin En Vogue Ahead of Regulation”

October 21, 2013 - Editor

Risk.net reports that a number of large derivatives dealers, including Bank of America, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, UBS and Citi, have started posting bilateral initial margin

Featured image for “Secretive start-ups eye uncleared OTC risk reduction | Risk.net”

October 16, 2013 - Editor

Whilst much of the attention has been on CCPs, in the background new services are emerging to respond to the coming increase in cost and

Featured image for “EMIR Self-Reporting for Non-Financials. Is this really an option?”

October 4, 2013 - Editor

The funny thing about this regulation is that we all strive to comply with it while its timelines and standards are still evolving. This really

Featured image for “Remembering Lehman: CCPs hardwire collapse into models – Risk.net”

October 3, 2013 - Editor

Does anyone remember Lehman? The market scenarios from Autumn 2008 built into many CCP IM models will now begin to drop out, reducing IM requirements

Featured image for “Understanding the Role of Risk Management | FERMA Conference”

October 1, 2013 - Editor

An article in Risk Magazine, reporting on the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) conference in Maastricht, highlights some key concerns surrounding the position of Chief

Featured image for “Futures reporting delay “will not take place” says EC’s Pearson – Risk.net”

September 27, 2013 - Editor

As hinted at yesterday, it appears that the only option available to delay ETD reporting is for ESMA not to approve any TR until the

Featured image for “The Latest Developments in Clearing | A Risk Video Broadcast”

August 1, 2013 - Editor

I have to trumpet about the next Risk video 'webinar' as I'm part of the panel in the event. We recorded the video last week,

Featured image for “Dealers ask Esma to bless Lsoc-based clearing – Risk.net”

July 2, 2013 - Editor

Tom Osborn at Risk covers the continued push by dealers to open the door to an ISA model which allows for a single collateral account

Featured image for “Into the unknown: Risk OTC client clearing survey”

June 2, 2013 - Editor

If you're on the buy-side the survey below from Risk Magazine gives some interesting insights into why firms choose a particular Clearing Broker or FCM,