Despite possible delays, regulatory roll-out still causes change and challenge

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By GlobalCapital
22 Feb 2017

The March 1 introduction of margin requirements for non-cleared derivatives is now only a week away. Despite some regulators giving leeway, progress for implementation is already being felt with new clearing arrangements, products and increased business for clearers.

The global roll-out of variation margin requirements for non-cleared swaps, which is due on March 1, has been relaxed in the US, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia. Those countries' regulators have granted six month grace periods for market participants to comply with the new rules. 

In Europe, ...

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