Regulation & Clearing - All Articles

  • CFTC and BoE tie up clearing agreement

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Bank of England signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday regarding the oversight of derivatives clearing.

    • 22 Oct 2020
  • CCP Sofr switch gives needed boost to Libor move

    The transition from Ibor benchmarks passed a major milestone this week, when LCH joined CME in switching its discounting rate for dollar referencing derivatives from the Fed Funds Rate to Sofr.

    • 21 Oct 2020
  • Perkins and Wilson take Citi clearing reins after Kemp departure

    Citi has appointed Christopher Perkins and Sabrina Wilson as global co-heads of its futures, OTC clearing and FX prime brokerage business, following Jerome Kemp’s retirement from the industry.

    • 16 Oct 2020
  • ISDA fallback boost gives needed spur to Ibor transiton

    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association broke ground earlier this month in Libor transition when it the US Department of Justice approved its derivatives fallbacks. Market participants now face a busy few weeks working out if the protocol fits their differing needs.

    • 15 Oct 2020
  • Eurex accommodates new strategies with new ESG line

    Greater ESG sophistication is coming to the listed derivatives market, with Eurex Exchange announcing on Wednesday that it intends to launch new contracts that apply a new methodology for ESG exposure.

    • 07 Oct 2020