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May 29, 2013 - Editor

One of the major projects currently going on for all industry participants is Trade Reporting following EMIR mandate. Even if someone might think that US

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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 27, 2013 - Editor

With OIS rates below low, in some cases the interest on your cash posted under a CSA can go negative, i.e. you pay to post.

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April 19, 2013 - Editor

Sunil Hirani who created CreditEx, now part of ICE, has built a new trading market TrueEx, and registered as a Designated Contract Market (DCM) with

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April 16, 2013 - Editor

What's the difference if you take interest risk wrapped in a bond, a swap or a a future? BBG starts the process of exploring the

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April 4, 2013 - Editor

It looks as though some market participants could do with a couple of words of advice from Harry Enfield's Scousers: "Calm Down!" The Initial Margin

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March 25, 2013 - Editor

Markit have launched their solution to managing trading limits in the new SEF based execution environment. There's no additional information to describe the solution unfortunately.

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March 22, 2013 - Editor

Not literally referring to extra-large US citizens, the definition of "US Person" by the CFTC could cause many entities currently exempt from Dodd Frank, to

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March 21, 2013 - Editor

Anyone else looked at the page below? I believe this shows you the closing prices at SwapClear, and hence the first time anyone has put

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March 20, 2013 - Editor

If a non-European (or non-US) CCP doesn't apply for recognition under EMIR or Dodd Frank, banks in the EU or US may be blocked from