The independent valuation space has seen massive growth in recent years, and last summer the market reached a peak when a number of vendors significantly expanded their offerings (Inside Reference Data, September 2007).
The new products were definitely introduced at the right moment. The recent credit events have pushed independent valuations up the agenda; but with the increased reliance on these prices comes a new challenge for firms-how do you manage the risk of evaluated prices?
James talks about his trip to Chicago and some of the interesting topics that came up (including a look at disaster recovery demands). Then Anthony and James touch on ISDA's initial margin rules, with Phase 3 going live next year.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails