Collateral Management

Articles

12 Jun 2019 — Bill Hodgson

Is your collateral team running like clockwork? In this webinar we will dig into the ways you can prepare your team for UMR to keep them working at maximum efficiency.

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Cassini SIMM Webinar
21 Jun 2019 — Bill Hodgson

IM & SIMM should now be part of front office decision making, and long-term portfolio management.  Our panel intends to discuss the extent to which initial margin should be part of all trading and portfolio decisions.  For UMR firms who are above the average notional threshold but potentially beneath the 50mm IM threshold on a relationship, can scale down their compliance plans. But, knowing the amount of IM needs work and managing the IM amount isn’t simple.

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24 Apr 2020 — Deputy Editor

Quantile’s latest USD compression run eliminated over $7.2 trillion – a new record for Quantile and the largest single run at LCH SwapClear in the last 2 years, according to regulatory reporting.

Executed on Friday 17th April, the record-breaking run saw Quantile compress USD-denominated interest rate swaps with exceptional results.

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15 Apr 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Find out how collateral management is behaving across the industry from the latest ISDA Margin Survey

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08 Apr 2020 — Liam Huxley

As our clients and firms across the buy side begin to process the recent BCBS and IOSCO recommendation to delay by one year the implementation of phases 5 and 6 of the uncleared margin rules (UMR), we wanted to share why Cassini Systems supports this move.

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02 Apr 2020 — Bill Hodgson

David White has moved to CloudMargin to take on the role of Chief Commercial Officer.

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27 Mar 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Miriam Marascio joins CloudMargin to lead client services. Prior to this Miriam has been on client facing projects with Clearstream.

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13 Mar 2020 — Bill Hodgson

The Canadian Office of the Superintendant of Financial Institutions has adopted the 1 year extension for UMR into Phases 5 and 6

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10 Mar 2020 — Deputy Editor

ING has invested in securities lending platform HQLAx, which went live in December 2019.

The HQLAx application uses blockchain to facilitate efficient and high-speed trading of high quality liquid assets (HQLA).

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28 Feb 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Enabling connectivity to settlement for cash and securities, TriOptima expands their service

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19 Feb 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Every firm affected by UMR needs guidance on how to run your implementation project - get your official checklist here (via ISDA) and other public resources.

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18 Feb 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Margin movements need to be as automated as possible, especially to your Custodians. Pirum has announced a new service to fill that gap with automation.

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13 Feb 2020 — Bill Hodgson

With UMR deadlines looming, buy side trading desks need to stay on top of the many options available to them on the path to compliance. They need to prepare their desks and ensure their requirements are well represented when co-ordinating with operations and compliance. As a result, The Finance Hive will host a full day “Spotlight” allowing the buy side to meet with peers focusing on similar projects and recommended solution providers who can help them achieve their goals.

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16 Jan 2020 — Bill Hodgson

CloudMargin, creator of the world’s first and only collateral and margin management solution native to the cloud, today announced the promotion of Armando Hernandez to the newly established role of Executive Director, Head of North America for the London-based global firm.

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