Bowles Takes Aim At Vertical Silos

07 Jan 2011

Derivatives legislation in Europe should create a transparent system of clearing that would prevent exchange-owned central counterparties to operate “vertical silo” models and develop a so-called vertical silo market, according to Sharon Bowles, chair of the European Parliament’s Economic Monetary Affairs Committee and shadow rapporteur on derivatives legislation.

--Rob McGlinchey

Derivatives legislation in Europe should create a transparent system of clearing that would prevent exchange-owned central counterparties to operate “vertical silo” models and develop a so-called vertical silo market, according to Sharon Bowles, chair of the European Parliament’s Economic Monetary Affairs Committee and shadow rapporteur on derivatives ...

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