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Tactical approach to compliance doesn’t work – experts

New regulations create opportunities for banks to transform their business...

Regis-TR in talks with FCA over UK trade repository

The firm could have to set up a UK entity if it is not allowed to operate as a...

Esma to treat pension funds as exempt despite Emir/Mifid

Esma acknowledges a timing gap that leaves pension funds temporarily subject to...

CFTC to exempt non-US swaps clearers from registration

Chairman Giancarlo says exempting clearing firms with comparable regulation will...

Initial margin thresholds to create a big bang – expert

Firms can optimise initial margin to utilise the $50m threshold per...

Incentives to clear OTC derivs may be “inadequate” – FSB

Some participants have less strong incentives to clear, some may have reduced...


Brokers filling out timesheets - Mifid II transparency in action

By Daniel Carpenter, head of regulation at Meritsoft

Fresh Libor claims may follow the PAG appeal, but the clock is ticking

By Simon Bushell, partner at Signature Litigation

OTC structured products - the very tip of a Mifid II iceberg?

By Neill Vanlint, head of global client operations at GoldenSource

Managing FRTB data costs at Asian regional banks

By Tim Versteeg, chief sales officer for APAC at NeoXam

OTF obstacles facing derivatives traders in 2018

By Fraser Bell, chief revenue officer of BSO

Three of the world’s biggest asset bubbles – will bitcoin be next?

By James Trescothick, senior global strategist at easyMarkets


Tougher derivatives rules see firms turn to tri-party

Tri-party agents have been at home in the repo and securities lending markets...

SIs fall outside a regulated market, so do their rules

Esma's attempts to level the playing field between SIs and exchanges may not be...

The initial fallout of Mifid II

Regulatory experts discuss the first month of Mifid II and what is on the agenda...

Asia ready to woo Mifid miscontents

London is seeing its Asian rivals hot on its heels as some of the top global...

Open access: not for derivatives, not for now

Mifid II aims to introduce more competition but open access poses challenges for...


Collateral in 2017

Challenges and solutions for the buyside.

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Thought Leaders

Born Technology tackles overlooked Mifid II real-time algo surveillance rules

Some firms have unknowingly been caught up in Mifid II's direct electronic...

Inventory mobility can deliver funding flexibility

Global Collateral’s IMS helps major banks and brokers take a further step toward...

SmartStream RDU gears up for Mifid II challenge

SmartStream won the FOW Award for best new technology product in both the trade...

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