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    1. October 29, 2014

      ‘Coffin corner’ threat to financial stability

      ...banks to record higher credit risk in derivatives transactions...both any potential loss and the risk that the counterparty may default (known as credit...borrowers in the country. Higher counterparty risk or downgrades trigger more collateral...By Satyajit Das

    2. October 24, 2014

      Comment: Solving the too-big-to-fail puzzle

      ...will capture a large share of the derivatives market. But the risk is that trades between counterparties in different jurisdictions...subject to US law. If that US company has traded with a UK counterparty under English law, however, then there is some doubt as to...Scott O’Malia

    3. October 21, 2014

      SGX posts solid debut in renminbi futures

      ...settlement risk, known as Herstatt risk, after the failure of a German...do not pass through a central risk management venue, such as an...pays out in a transaction when a counterparty defaults. Herstatt risk is usually greater for Asian...Philip Stafford

    1. October 20, 2014

      BoE payments failure delays thousands of house purchase deals

      ...According to a Bank of England analysis on liquidity risk published in 2011, if a bank stops sending payments...operational problem, the probability of at least one counterparty becoming “liquidity constrained” within the first...Kate Allen, Emma Dunkley and James Pickford

    2. October 17, 2014

      Equity gains help structured product returns

      ...capture market upside but without risking significant capital losses. However, critics say they carry significant counterparty risk, and are inflexible and high-cost. CompareStructuredProducts, which is owned by advisory firm Lowes, said the...Jonathan Eley

    3. October 15, 2014

      Clearing house recovery plan urged

      ...alive rather than close them and risk a future market disaster, global...Sometimes known as a central counterparty (CCPs), it stands between...authorities are equally concerned the risk manager could fall into trouble...pay closer attention to their risk management practices. Pimco...Philip Stafford

    4. October 15, 2014

      UK hedge fund founder denies $600m fraud

      ...Fund, to cover up losses the listed fund made on its low-risk, low-return strategy marketed to investors. “These trades had no...investors or Weavering’s advisers the true identity of the counterparty to the deals. He allegedly forged the signatures of his brother...Caroline Binham, Legal Correspondent

    5. October 10, 2014

      Things fall apart; the central clearing parties cannot hold

      ...this month on the “Securities Markets Risk Outlook 2014-2015”. I am not going to attempt...credit providers, such as Lehman’s CDS counterparty risk managers, are all using pretty much the same risk management models as existed in 2007 and...By John Dizard

    6. October 8, 2014

      Investors warn on crisis plan for derivatives

      ...institutions. Regulators have been concerned by the fallout if a counterparty exercised its right to close out swaps in those crucial hours after...need to determine if their clients are prepared to accept the risk that failing to close out derivative positions could cost them...By Philip Stafford in London

    7. October 7, 2014

      Banks rewrite derivatives rules to cope with future crisis

      ...with the bank within five weeks of its bankruptcy filing. That, in theory, helped the companies mitigate their counterparty risk with the failed bank but it also meant that Lehman’s estate had to spend years in court trying to claw back collateral...By Tom Braithwaite and Tracy Alloway in New York

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