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    1. May 24, 2015

      US regulator gets tough on asset managers’ shadow banking

      ...securities lending activities, repurchase agreements and counterparty exposures. The SEC also wants mutual funds, exchange...detailed monthly breakdown of portfolio holdings along with risk measures to better understand how a fund’s exposures respond...Chris Flood

    2. May 19, 2015

      Hurdles remain in reviving single-name CDS

      ...markets due to tougher capital and risk standards demanded by regulators...clearing house, reducing credit risk and the capital held against trades...want to offload some of their risk they are often not finding the...intended to cover losses should a counterparty default. A sticking point...Joe Rennison

    3. May 12, 2015

      Mooted clearing of options on credit indices raises concern

      ...transacting swaps, and such pooling of counterparty risk is seen as preventing a repeat of the turmoil...says Athanassios Diplas, former credit risk manager at Deutsche Bank and former member of ICE’s risk committee. Clearing houses and market...Joe Rennison

    1. FT Alphaville

      May 8, 2015

      Squeezing New World Oil & Gas, after a reminder from the LSE

      ...offering or otherwise”, which would bail out anyone at risk of a squeeze if the new shares could be put into shareholder...even if the reason for non-settlement is a customer or counterparty having failed to settle other transactions, including off...Dan McCrum

    2. May 7, 2015

      Europe and US fail to agree on derivatives rules

      ...region’s rules on clearing houses. The risk management houses have become a keystone...swaps deals to be pooled into a central counterparty, with the clearing house standing between banks...the EU was focused on reducing systemic risk whereas the CFTC’s priority was investor...Philip Stafford

    3. May 7, 2015

      Why my Isa contains just one substantial holding

      ...active managers do too — the evidence on this is incontrovertible — and their costs are much higher. There is counterparty risk, although I can live with that given that the ETF is physically replicating, invested in liquid markets and run...Jonathan Eley

    4. FT Alphaville

      April 29, 2015

      Calling all muppets! Bitcoin miner has some Bitcoin ETNs to sell

      ...strict rules which does not allow us to take any risk. So our internal rules state that we must...all scrutinized by our compliance officer and risk manager as well as Nasdaq OMX. Counterparty risk is greatly reduced by the fact that KnC Group...Izabella Kaminska

    5. April 28, 2015

      Centralised risk raises systemic worries over derivatives

      ...institution failing. While the risk associated with derivative trades...houses are being asked to take on risk management for market liquidity, when they were built for managing counterparty credit risk. “It’s largely the reshuffling...Philip Stafford

    6. FT Alphaville

      April 15, 2015

      European bonds not scarce (yet), says Draghi

      ...in terms of collateral eligibility, pricing, haircut and counterparty eligibility could be different depending on the jurisdiction. Overall...may end up leading to some fundamental mispricing of credit risk, which the ECB might need to right by buying corporate bonds...Izabella Kaminska

    7. FT Alphaville

      April 2, 2015

      The maddening conundrum-redux conundrum

      ...will be less of a systemic risk. The Federal Reserve, through...facility, is also an active counterparty in offering safe assets to...are never entirely beyond risk of a breakage, but it’s hard to believe that the risk isn’t much smaller now than...Cardiff Garcia

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