Trade Associations


30 Apr 2018 — Bill Hodgson

The ISDA AGM generated a wave of content last week which we've assembled into one handy place. Most of the material is focussed on margin for non-cleared products given the changes due in 2019.

02 Feb 2018 — Bill Hodgson

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA), the Association of Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), International Capital Market Association (ICMA) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and its asset management group (SIFMA AMG) have today launched a roadmap that highlights key challenges involved in transitioning financial market contracts and practices from interbank offered rates, or ‘IBORs’, to alternative risk-free rates (RFRs). 

12 Aug 2016 — Bill Hodgson

Where else can you get such useful insight into the OTC markets for free? Articles in Rocket 7 cover MiFID II Data Quality, Staying Ahead of Reporting Regulations, Concerns about Meeting the Bilateral Margin Regulations Deadlines, The Role of your OMS, Automated Documentation Tools, The ISDA Working Group on Uncleared Margin Regulations, All-to-All Trading, and more.

22 Jul 2016 — Bill Hodgson

Adjusting the OTC market notionals to re-calculate the effects of compression puts the OTC market at a bigger size than ever, but the reported notionals say otherwise

16 Jul 2016 — Samantha Hodgson

Our magazine Rocket 7 is coming soon, packed with inside viewpoints and expert knowledge. Save or update your address to be eligible to receive a copy now.

24 Feb 2016 — Samantha Hodgson

Join us in Vienna for the 25th Annual Securities Finance and Collateral Management Conference 2016

02 Dec 2015 — Samantha Hodgson

Find out more about the FIA Asia Derivatives Conference, being held in Singapore this month.

27 Oct 2015 — Samantha Hodgson

In response to the financial crisis that began in 2008, the leaders of the Group of Twenty (G20) nations agreed to a series of measures following concerns about systemic risks in over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets. The financial Stability Board (FSB) tasked with revamping the system initiated steps ranging from transparency of the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market, protecting against market abuse and mitigating systemic risk.

02 Oct 2015 — Samantha Hodgson

The FIA Futures & Options Expo, now in its 31st year, convenes thought leaders and industry stakeholders for three days of engaging programming. Catch breaking news and insights on critical issues from top regulatory leaders and business executives.

13 Aug 2015 — Samantha Hodgson

See the most popular articles under the categories: Clearing, EMIR, Regulation, Collateral Management, Dodd Frank, RSS Feed, Funding and Capital Economics, Risk Management, and Trading.

12 Aug 2015 — Samantha Hodgson

As of today, The OTC Space 'Knowledge' section has been updated. Items are now listed in alphabetical order, making them easier to find, and new items have been added. This section provides a useful go-to when needing to clarify terms, phrases or names contained in articles, and can also be used to broaden knowledge of the OTC markets by browsing terms.  Most of the terms in the Knowledge section are short descriptions, but some of them have lengthy background articles including Primers by John Kiff at the IMF.

11 Nov 2014 — Bill Hodgson

Join FOW on the 9th December for Derivatives World London