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.
BNP Paribas Securities Services, the custody and fund administration arm of the French bank, has launched a tri-party collateral management service. In a market dominated for 20 years in Europe by Clearstream and Euroclear, and in the United States for even longer by BNY Mellon and J.P. Morgan Chase, it is bold move. So why make it?
This paper – Smart Contracts and Distributed Ledger – A Legal Perspective – outlines a possible near-term application of a smart contract for derivatives, and highlights the importance of a more formal representation of certain legal clauses and actions within the ISDA Definitions to enable them to be represented and executed via smart contract code.
A new partnership in advance of MiFID II Reporting between RegTek.Solutions and Deutsche Börse
The November 1st EMIR Reporting Big Bang webinar took place on the 22nd of June. If you couldn't attend you can now watch the video over on the RegTek website.
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.
On the 3rd of April ESMA published the latest version of their EMIR Q&A with changes to the details of trade reporting in 18 categories. The changes cover diverse areas including product and entity identifiers, margin, collateral, UTIs, notionals, positions, new fields and increased validation. On November 1st you need to be ready for these fundamental changes, join our webinar to ensure you understand what is needed and how to check early you've achieved compliance.
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.
Many firms need to create or modify ISDA CSA agreements to achieve compliance around the world with the Uncleared Margin Regulations (UMR). This survey will give you an insight into what other firms are doing to become compliant. We will reveal the results live at a webinar and explain the options for carrying out the repapering and implementing your agreements.
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.