|September 20th, 2011||First Look – MiFID 2 Draft
The latest draft of MiFID 2 which has been in circulation since Friday 2nd September has caused surprisingly few reactions from across the city.
|September 1st, 2011||What will the OTC post-trade process look like in a new regulatory environment?
|August 16th, 2011||New Research Reveals Keys To Overcoming Over The Counter (OTC) Derivatives Market Data Challenges
Robust Low Latency Messaging "Critical" to Post-Financial Reform Swaps Market Says TABB Group
• Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA), the world's number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced the availability of a major new study on the technological impact of financial regulation reforms on the OTC derivatives (or swaps) market, entitled "Technology and Reform: Data, Derivatives and Decision Making."
|August 12th, 2011||Proactive Preparation: Identifying Priorities & an Action Plan to Meet Dodd-Frank’s Title VII Requirements
In a Q&A, Deloitte’s Ricardo Martinez explains the methodology and prioritization program used to assist sell-side clients in preparing for the changes proposed under the Dodd-Frank Act's Title VII including the pushout rule, central clearing, use of SEFs and reporting to SDRs.
|July 28th, 2011||Full Impact of MiFID II Revealed by New Research from GreySpark Partners
* Financial industry displays wide resistance to MiFID II
|July 13th, 2011||Regulatory Reform – Delays, Disagreements & Predictions for What’s Next in 2011
Regulatory reform still faces delays and disagreements between the US and UK, which could have dire consequences on the derivatives industry if harmonisation is not achieved and all potential implications are not given appropriate attention. Roger Barton of Financial Reform Consultancy offers his personal predictions and questions to be answered regarding EMIR, MiFID II, systemic risk and global regulatory harmonisation.
|July 7th, 2011||Associations Warn of Harmful Effects of Extra-territoriality
Eight global and regional trade associations today called on regulators to intensify cooperation to prevent, alleviate or limit the harmful effect of overlap, inconsistency and ambiguity resulting from extra-territoriality in regulatory efforts to implement G20 commitments.
Extra-territoriality is a fundamental concern in derivatives business, where it is common for counterparties based in different parts of the world to transact with each other.
|July 5th, 2011||Basel III FAQs answered by the Basel Committee
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision today issued Basel III frequently asked questions. To promote consistent global implementation of Basel III, the Committee has agreed to periodically review frequently asked questions and publish answers along with any technical elaboration of the rules text and interpretative guidance that may be necessary.
|June 24th, 2011||Weekly roundup of derivatives industry headlines
Competition TMX heats up; derivatives regulatory reform in EU hits delays; more extensions for Dodd-Frank comment periods
|June 13th, 2011||End User Regulatory Update: The Current State of Derivatives Regulation in the EU and U.S.
As regulatory reform evolves on both sides of the Atlantic, end users still face the possibility of new rules negatively impacting their ability to use derivatives to hedge commercial risks. Chatham Financial's Joe Siu offers a timely update on the specific risks end users face under Dodd-Frank and EMIR and specifically regarding entity classification, central clearing, margin requirements and higher capital requirements rules.
Keep up with current regulatory reform activities with this reference guide. Derivsource's Derivatives Regulation Timeline
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