OTC Participants Self-Report a Lack of Readiness

David Field, Rule Financial

Conducted among 100 audience members─including buy- and sell-side firms, central counterparties (CCPs), regulators, and vendors─at the Fleming Europe Collateral Management conference held in Amsterdam on October 9, the survey revealed some disturbing trends. Nearly half of sell-side respondents (45 percent) do not have appropriate collateral management solutions in place. More than a third of the overall audience believe that their margin calculation and collateral management systems would no