AcadiaSoft Launches Consulting Services for Initial Margin Rules

To calculate margin requirements for these contracts, most will use a methodology designed by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (Isda)—the Swaps Initial Margin Model (Simm). However, despite the fact that this was developed by a consortium of banks and buy-side firms, the Simm model in use at each participant requires authorization from the US Federal Reserve.

“The Isda Simm model and its appropriate governance and use covers many different aspects of derivatives risk manageme

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Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 113: IBM's Lund on Blockchain's Evolution

Jesse Lund talks about real uses for DLT in the capital markets, lessons learned while rolling out IBM's blockchain platform, and what’s ahead for 2018, and into 2019.