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A new magazine is coming – "Rocket" from The OTC Space Sneak Preview The OTC Space is pleased to announce the imminent publication of the first edition of its free
May 28, 2014 - Editor
Category: Clearing

A new magazine is coming – "Rocket" from The OTC Space

Sneak Preview

The OTC Space is pleased to announce the imminent publication of the first edition of its free magazine, "Rocket" in the next two to three weeks. Inside we will have a mix of articles from the website, plus new articles bringing you up to date with developments in the market. The magazine will be given a professional contemporary design using colour, callouts, and QR codes linking the contents back to the website. 

Table of Contents

We have selected the most relevant articles from the site over the past few months, which are still useful and current, plus there is a large amount of new writing on issues facing firms right now. 

  1. Clearing Houses, Bill Hodgson – Winners and Losers (new)
    • An updated chart of CCP clearing notional amounts and commentary on the state of the cleared market
  2. European Trade Reporting, Amir Khwaja – What’s the Point?  
    • A review of the public data available from European Trade Repositories
  3. EMIR: A Progress Report, Bill Hodgson (new)
    • A check point on where implementation of EMIR has got to, and what it has achieved
  4. Replicating CCP methodologies for validation, pricing and ‘resource management’, Sandy MacFadzean  
    • Why you want to think about using VaR at the pre-execution point
  5. Clearing House Authorisation Under EMIR, a Score Sheet, Bill Hodgson
    • Which CCPs are now officially authorised by ESMA
  6. Ten Tips to Understand Credit Risk to Central Counterparties, Diana Higgins
    • Clearing isn't risk free, this explains secondary risks you face 
  7. The Cost of Using the Cleared OTC Market (new), Mas Nakachi
    • The impact of moving trades into a CCP
  8. How Big is the OTC Market Really?, Jon Skinner  
    • Putting the OTC market in comparison with the value of other assets classes
  9. Swap Futures – The Next Big Thing? (new), Bill Hodgson
    • Are Swap Futures going to take over the world?
  10. Volker Rule Hedge Accounting, Sol Steinberg 
    • Changes to US regulations around Hedge trades
  11. Comparing VaR and SPAN, Ben Larah
    • A high level comparison of the OTC and ETD margin models
  12. Backwards? Regulators Systemic Risk: Have Got It Reduction, Jon Skinner
    • An opinion piece on the order of new regulations
  13. State of the Markets (new), Amir Khwaja
    • Data and charts on activity in the OTC market in 2014
  14. Combining OTC and ETD Products in One Margin Model (new), Byron Baldwin
    • Cross-margining analysed
  15. Clearing House Margin Calculations – Can you Trust Them?, Peter Walsh (new)
    • Can you or should ytou replicate CCP IM calculations?
  16. Leadership Styles in the Capital Markets, Penny Davenport (new)
    • How do people behave when given Leadership roles?

The magazine is free – and will be posted to the many readers who have provided a postal address as part of their registration.

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