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  • FIA begs for clarity on margin treatment

    FIA begs for clarity on margin treatment

    The Futures Industry Association (FIA) has called on the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to change its rules to provide more clarity on the margin treatment for separate customer accounts.

  • People moves in brief

    People moves in brief

    No more Vice at ICE — Barclays places Hill at risk — HSBC picks head of new illiquid credit syndicate unit

  • Vice leaves ICE

    Vice leaves ICE

    Charles Vice is standing down as vice-chairman of Intercontinental Exchange, ending a 20-year career with the company.

  • Clearstream Germany CSD wins licence

    Clearstream Germany CSD wins licence

    Clearstream has obtained a Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR) licence for its German central securities depository (CSD), Clearstream Banking AG.

  • HSBC names head for illiquid credit syndicate unit

    HSBC names head for illiquid credit syndicate unit

    HSBC has appointed Vinay Raj as head of illiquid credit syndicate, a new structure within the firm's global syndicate operations focused on distributing structured finance, infrastructure, real estate and distressed debt.

  • Markets must face up to new deadlines for Libor transition

    Markets must face up to new deadlines for Libor transition

    Banks should stop issuing loans and bonds linked to Libor by October, according to the Bank of England’s Working Group on Sterling Risk-Free Reference Rates. But the scale of the challenge facing firms, particularly in the loan market, is causing concern.

  • Morgan Stanley and compatriots raise the FICC bar

    Morgan Stanley and compatriots raise the FICC bar

    Morgan Stanley more than doubled its revenue from fixed income sales and trading in the fourth quarter of last year, completing a stellar set of earnings for US banks in that business after a year in which they appear to have cemented their dominance in Europe.

  • ESMA releases reaction to Nasdaq CCP blow-up

    ESMA releases reaction to Nasdaq CCP blow-up

    The European Securities and Markets Authority has published the outcome of its analysis and follow up actions on central clearing counterparties' membership criteria and due diligence in the wake of the 2018 default at Nasdaq Clearing.

  • People moves in brief

    People moves in brief

    Funding Circle picks up former securitization syndicator — Campbell moves from HSBC to RBC — Long-time DCM banker turns up at Aramco

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