FIA members call for commercial-institutional compromise on IM models

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By GlobalCapital
03 Jan 2020

The US commodities members of the Futures Industry Association have called on the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission to overhaul regulation to address operational challenges on swaps margin management.

The FIA agreed with the CFTC’s proposals to follow the more friendly schedule on uncleared margin rules implementation for smaller companies that was advocated last year by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the International Organisation of Securities Commissions.

But in a letter this week, the FIA also ...

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