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Regional banks looking at Fixed Income SDPs

The evolving regulatory regimes and mandates of Dodd-Frank, Volcker Rule, EMIR, MiFid II and Basel capital reforms are designed to increase transparency, reduce risk and drive OTC derivatives markets onto transparent and regulated markets and platforms. 623 more words

Paul Blank

CFTC Staff Issues Extension of Time-Limited No-Action Relief for Futures Commission Merchants from Requirement to Obtain an Acknowledgment Letter from Certain Depositories

On October 16, the CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) announced an extension of previous no-action relief where DISO provided additional time for FCMs to comply with Commission regulations requiring FCMs to obtain acknowledgment letters from certain depositories. 76 more words

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Incentives for Central Clearing - paper by BIS

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has released an interesting research paper which looks at the incentives for various market participants to centrally clear bilateral OTC derivative trades. 758 more words

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George Maior va demisiona din funcția de șef al SRI

În ultima perioadă cel mai vehiculat nume pentru funcția de premier, în cazul în care Victor Ponta ar ajunge la Cotroceni, este al șefului SRI, George Maior. 427 more words

Are Europe and US moving closer to NDF clearing mandates?

Could clearing mandate for NDFs be closer that we think?

Europe has tended to lag the US by about 18 months in implementing regulatory reforms in general, and trading and clearing mandates in particular. 334 more words

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Always waiting for Ofsted...

So we are now five weeks into the new school year. It is crazy how quickly time is flying by. I’ve decided to start blogging weekly as I feel I will have more to say and ramble less. 517 more words

Acara Pembukaan SEF

September 2014

Education fair tahun ini dibuka pukul 08:32 dengan menyanyikan lagu Indonesia Raya diikuti dengan Mars Sinlui yang dinyanyikan oleh seluruh hadirin Education Fair. Kemudian hadirin dihibur dengan sebuah karya sastra puisi berjudul ‘Disini dan Disana’ yang dibawakan oleh Christian Laurent. 215 more words