Derivatives - All Articles

  • OTC Reform Would Prevent Next Crisis: Report

    The first step to preventing another financial crisis is increasing the transparency of the over-the-counter derivatives markets, according to a report from research and advisory firm Aite Group.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • Tweeting on Collateral Management

    Derivatives Week sister publication Wall Street Letter conducted its first “twitterview”—an interview over Twitter.com, on Jan. 27 about transparency and efficiency in the collateral management process.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • AIG Derivative Staff Seek Early Payouts

    Nearly all the active staffers of AIG Financial Products that sold derivatives reportedly have agreed to a reduction in retention payments.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • Lyxor Loses Global ETF Head

    David Draper has left as managing director and global head of Lyxor ETF, Société Générale’s exchange traded fund business.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • Ex-TD Trader Sued Over Derivatives

    Toronto-Dominion Bank has filed suit against a former bond trader for allegedly pricing credit derivatives incorrectly.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • CESR Seeks Comment On OTC Reporting Guide

    The Committee of European Securities Regulators has published a consultation paper that provides guidance on how to report on over-the-counter derivatives transactions.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • Swedish Banks Differ On Bonuses

    Two of Sweden’s largest banks have taken different approaches to bonuses.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • S.Korean Derivatives Measures Would Stunt Mart

    Two derivative-related proposals by South Korean lawmakers could damage trading and stunt the growth of the market, according to Kevin Lee, head of Newedge Group’s operations in the country.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • Japanese Firms Hit By JAL Fuel Hedges

    Two Japanese firms have reported huge losses from jet fuel hedges with Japan Airlines Corp., which has just filed for bankruptcy and therefore triggered early termination on its swaps.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • DB Takes In Big Lehman Claim

    Deutsche Bank has purchased a derivatives claim against the Lehman Brothers estate worth USD85 million of notional from Texas oil services company Core Laboratories, according to a bankruptcy court filing.

    • 29 Jan 2010