Weekly Roundup | Collateral Management | 22 Oct 2013
The Top Stories in Collateral Management this week:
CACEIS Launches Buy-Side Collateral Tool
Asset servicing firm CACEIS has launched a new buy-side collateral management tool offering clients a global and consolidated view of their collateral by counterparty. FTSE Global Markets: CACEIS launches buy-side collateral tool
From Collateral To Liquidity Management: The Importance Of A Golden Repository
Creating a single, centralised layer of transactional data offers freedom from the burden of dynamic liquidity and collateral management. Iss-mag.com: From Collateral To Liquidity Management: The Importance Of A Golden Repository
The CFTC and Liquidity Rules for DCOs: Do They Need Committed Repo Facilities for Their US Treasuries?
There is a battle brewing between the CFTC and DCOs over collateral liquidity. And its impact on repo will potentially be enormous. Securities Finance Monitor: The CFTC and liquidity rules for DCOs: do they need committed repo facilities for their US Treasuries?
IOSCO Sees Heightened Costs and Risks from Rising Collateral Demand
Competing demands for high-quality collateral could increase costs and risks in global securities markets, according to a new report from the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). Trade News: IOSCO sees heightened costs and risks from rising collateral demand
Banks Put ‘Lazy’ Assets to Work in First Initial Margin Agreements
Banks tout 'tremendous' capital savings as Bank of America, Barclays, Citi and other swap dealers start using illiquid assets as initial margin. Risk.net: Banks put ‘lazy’ assets to work in first initial margin agreements
The New World of Central Clearing: CCP Margin Methodologies and Reporting
The financial services industry is facing a number of changes, particularly with regard to central clearing processes. Financial firms are looking to minimize margin as much as possible as the cost of capital has risen for many institutions while demands on capital for margin and collateral have ballooned. Iss-mag.com: The New World of Central Clearing: CCP Margin Methodologies and Reporting.