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First facility for OTC commodity swaps launched after successful pilot.
Deutsche Börse's threats of a legal challenge to the European Commission have raised eyebrows.
ISINs may not be be appropriate for identifying every over-the-counter derivative, creating a challenge for instrument identification. Nicholas Hamilton reports on efforts to find a fitting standards format in the asset class
Robert Pickel will replace the outgoing CEO of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), Conrad Volstad, effective from 1 January 2012. Pickel has served as the executive vice chairman of ISDA for the past two years, having previously...
September and the changing of the leaves means a return to the task at hand—prepping for a complete regulatory overhaul and what that means to your firm’s IT. Yet, for all the bluster I’m hearing—about how we’re going to get inundated with the...
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) has announced that George Handjinicolaou will rejoin as deputy CEO and head of ISDA Europe. Handjinicolaou previously held the deputy CEO and director of EMEA role at ISDA between 2007 and 2009,...
Identifying ways to manage systemic risk by deploying standards was high on the industry’s agenda as it headed into the Sifma conference last month. Using standards to better manage risk is being pursued under the direction of the Office of Financial...
The measure of collateral in circulation, which represents the total amount of collateral dedicated to mitigating credit risk in over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, dropped during 2009, but that figure appears to have rebounded last year and is likely...
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) has appointed Gay Huey Evans vice chair of its board of directors and non-executive chairman of its Europe chapter. The appointment was effective from January 10. Huey Evans, based in London...
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney announced this week that next Monday - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - it would be going live with a blog that will provide a forum for "people of diverse backgrounds interested in careers as financial advisors." The goal of...
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Complex, dated and unwieldy data infrastructure is not uncommon among even the most progressive companies in the world of finance. As financial regulations...
With the launch of a new legal entity identifier (LEI) looming, the financial services industry needs to get ready to ensure efficient and timely implementation...