Shut off from foreign peers, US firms need dealers to access offshore liquidity
Consultation launched in attempt to harmonise reporting rules; FCA will "engage closely"
Small firms reluctant to clear due to margin costs
European regulators confirm haircut will apply to both initial and variation margin
Medically underwritten buy-ins offer opportunities but with unique risks
Some supervisors pressing firms to risk weight sovereign bonds
Custom products sought after by US advisers as automation improves
Low-level bribery happens, but avoiding the risk is practical, lawyers say
Regulators recognise collateral posting barriers but set six conditions for an exemption
Hedging remains an issue until futures are launched in November
Limited partners are liable for capital gains
General insurers embrace capital modelling and revised ALM strategies
Insurgents increase involvement as major global banks retreat
Dodd-Frank Act to boost CFTC war on market abuse, says Meister
Firms consider structured options for assets to meet Solvency II criteria
Risk’s Derivatives Clearing conference will focus not only on the impact of the new regulations on the OTC derivatives market but also will look into recent developments in the markets of other centrally cleared and uncleared swaps. It will explore how to ensure efficient clearing practices and how to minimize the costs associated with clearing.
The 9th annual Structured Products Americas conference will provide an opportunity for senior level product manufacturers, distributors, investors and advisors to come together and discuss the most relevant issues of the day.
Risk & Return Brazil is a one day financial risk management event with a focus on regulatory developments, risk management and portfolio management at financial institutions. Held in Portuguese and bringing C-level directors from the largest banks, asset management firms and investors, it is the must attend event for senior risk management and portfolio management professionals in Brazil. This conference will offer excellent networking opportunities and the chance to hear from the thought leaders in the Brazilian financial industry.