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13 Feb 2018 — Bill Hodgson

We all know using notionals to measure the size of the OTC market leads to crazy headlines, so the CFTC has a cunning plan for that

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07 Feb 2018 — Bill Hodgson

Mandated clearing means your OTC portfolio is bifurcated and brings new clearing costs. In this webinar we will explain the drivers and options for measuring and managing clearing costs from many angles. Any one of the ideas presented could make a material difference to your profitability.

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08 Nov 2017 — Amir Khwaja

Notionals in IRD have increased since January, some from OIS which has a larger gross notional than IRS. The uncleared margin rules have boosted FX Clear, and the exchange rate from EUR to USD has appreciated increasing the values. SGX appears to be out of FX clearing, notional dropping to zero, the biggest swing is HKEX who quadrupled their IRD notional. 

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27 Oct 2017 — Jenny Nilsson

Watch our latest videos on the collateral management landscape, covering five topics. Jenny Nilsson and I discuss regulation, market readiness, the FX rules and more.

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24 Oct 2017 — Samantha Hodgson

The team here at The OTC Space are pleased to announce the availability of the downloadable PDF edition of Rocket 10 (in the attachments section below). Formatted in landscape to fit your computer or portable device screen, this edition contains inside information on what's happening in the industry. The PDF is attached below, and contains a great set of articles from previous and new authors.

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19 Jul 2017 — Alan McIntyre

On Monday the 10th of July the CFTC published this roadmap that gives a view of the trail leading to Christmas 2019. It might only be the start of Q3, 2017 but this ten-page document means we can take a sneak peek under the tree and see what the 2019 Christmas pressies contain.

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07 Jun 2017 — Samantha Hodgson

The Summit for Asset Management (TSAM) brings you together with senior decision makers from the world’s most innovative and forward thinking asset managers globally. OTC Space Registered readers can access a 20% discount on registration.

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30 May 2017 — Samantha Hodgson

Explore important political and regulatory topics that are shaping the cleared derivatives markets in Europe and beyond from Brexit to regulatory reform in the United States.

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24 May 2017 — Sol Steinberg

The global financial crisis highlighted the importance of liquidity in functioning financial markets. Pre-2008, market participants received easy access to readily available funding and were ill-prepared for events that transpired during the credit crisis. Failure to adequately assess and manage liquidity underpinned major market turmoil, triggering unprecedented liquidity events and the ultimate demise of Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers and other financial institutions previously thought too big to fail.

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15 May 2017 — Samantha Hodgson

The OTC Derivatives Summit of the Global Fixed Income Institute is an annual event which has now been running for over ten years. Those in the know refer to the Summit informally as the Pennyhill Park event – where a group of the most senior buy- and sell-side individuals debate (in private) the latest challenges running an OTC derivatives business.

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10 May 2017 — Jenny Nilsson

In 2009, a new international consensus was formed when the G-20 met in Pittsburgh. International leaders agreed that transparency and oversight of the OTC derivatives market was key to international financial stability.

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03 May 2017 — James Parascandola

Whilst the Obama Administration’s rally cry of ‘Hope and Change’ resonated with voters 8 years ago, it signaled the beginning of the end of the status quo throughout the banking and financial service industries; and not coincidentally, annualized U.S. GDP growth above 3%.

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