Clearing

Whitepaper series “Incentives to Clear”

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As part of its efforts to understand the progress of and issued connected with derivatives market regulatory reforms, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) tasked its Derivatives Assessment Team (DAT) with analysing the impact of Group of 20 (G-20) regulations on incentives to clear[1]. Since then, the DAT has held workshops and calls with industry participants, issued surveys for different segments of industry and published a consultative report (the DAT report[2]).

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Non-Deliverable Swaps Clearing Volumes

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This year both CME and LCH launched clearing in new Non-Deliverable Swap (NDS) currencies and in today’s article I will look at how volumes in these products have performed. CME – NDS in CLP and COP In May 2018, CME launched Chilean Peso and Columbian Peso NDS as new currencies and both of these have […]

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Kate Birchall appointed Head of Asia Pacific, LCH Ltd

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  • Responsible for LCH’s business in the region, supporting LCH’s continued expansion in APAC
  • Marcus Robinson assumes role as LCH Head of Group Business Development

LCH, a leading global clearing house, today announced that Kate Birchall has been appointed Head of Asia Pacific, LCH Ltd, effective 15 October 2018. Based in Sydney, Kate will report to Martin Pluves, CEO, LCH Ltd.

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Default at Nasdaq Clearing

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Last week’s default at Nasdaq Clearing in the power market, generated a lot of press, both because member defaults are few and far between events at CCPs and the fact that it coincided with the ten year anniversary of the Lehman’s bankruptcy. There are few analogies that we can draw between the two events; the […]

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Ten Years On: Are Derivatives Markets Safer?

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Regulations put in place after the global financial crisis—precipitated by the fall of Lehman Brothers in September 2008—aimed to reduce credit and market risk and take the burden for propping up struggling institutions away from the tax payer.

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Have We Learned the Right Lessons from the Collapse of Lehman Brothers?

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Henry Ford once said, the only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. Ten years ago this September, the global economy was brought to its knees by the dramatic collapse of Lehman Brothers, as frantic investors sought to unwind their exposures.

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ISDA Response to FSB DAT Report on Clearing Incentives

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ISDA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) Derivatives Assessment Team’s (DAT) consultative report on incentives to centrally clear over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, and supports the work of the FSB  in evaluating of the effects of Group-of-20 financial regulatory reforms. We appreciate that the FSB is evaluating not only the regulatory reforms individually, but also – importantly – how they intersect.

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ISDA Response to FSB DAT Report on Clearing Incentives

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ISDA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) Derivatives Assessment Team’s (DAT) consultative report on incentives to centrally clear over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, and supports the work of the FSB  in evaluating of the effects of Group-of-20 financial regulatory reforms. We appreciate that the FSB is evaluating not only the regulatory reforms individually, but also – importantly – how they intersect.

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