Plans to shelve a commonly cited statistic for the size of the derivatives market make sense, but may prove harder to accomplish than many realize.
The electronic blueprint sets out a standardized framework for the derivatives trading lifecycle.
The upcoming FRTB market risk framework allows financial firms to take different approaches to non-modelable risk factors: either capitalize risk factors that lack observable pricing in-house, or use a vendor-run data pooling utility. But, as Dan…
In addition to its work with Isda, the fintech startup also has projects in the works with ING Bank and the FCA.
European trade group releases report highlighting the challenges and opportunities associated with building industry utilities.
Isda is hoping that the CDM will bring increased automation and efficiency to the derivatives market, and has tapped a fintech startup, REGnosys, to lead the project.
2018 is the year when large numbers of participants in the derivatives market expect to see emerging technologies being integrated into their existing technology ecosystems
Systematic internalizer registry aims to help firms with trade reporting obligations under Mifid II.
The influence of regulation and new technology is prompting a hard look at how post-trade processes can be improved, and perhaps even replaced entirely.
Next September, Phase 3 firms will be required to post initial margin for all non-cleared derivatives transactions.
The European Commission and the wider industry are turning their eyes to post-trade practices
Blockchain is over-hyped in many instances—but perhaps not this one
Banks and industry associations warn of havoc if current timeline is implemented
Vendor will provide a service that advises banks and buy-side firms seeking margin-model approval from the Fed ahead of 2018 deadline
Throwing more technology at technology problems is rarely the answer, but keeping central questions in mind can prompt beneficial reform
John reviews recent announcements from blockchain consortium R3 and the Digital Trade Chain Consortium
Blockchain consortium will work with trade body for common standards on smart contracts and distributed-ledger development
Three Canadian provinces go live this month with trade reporting for non-dealer counterparties
Officials say migration to new market prices-based methodology is a first for benchmarks.
Officials say new methodology will "ensure market confidence" in the integrity of ISDAFIX benchmark.
Derivatives industry body the International Swaps and Derivatives Association has appointed ICE Benchmark Administration, the IntercontinentalExchange-owned independent benchmark operator that already acts as the new administrator for the LIBOR benchmark…
Launched by Sapient over the summer, the Clearing Connectivity Standard now has the support of the OTC derivative trade group.
This month's Inside Reference Data coverage of the legal entity identifier (LEI) and OTC derivatives identification efforts finds that specifics about the standards, as well as the choices firms must make, are coming into focus