01 November 2014

Stuart Clark

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BCBS publishes capital standard for bank exposures to CCPs

07 May 2014  |  3436 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) has published a final standard for calculating regulatory capital for banks’ exposures to central counterparties (CCPs). This will replace the interim capital requirements and come into effect on 1 January 2017. The interim requirements will continue to apply until that date. The final stand...

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EC consults on the definition of FX financial instruments

02 May 2014  |  1288 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The European Commission (EC) has launched the consultation on where the boundary lies between what is a foreign exchange (FX) financial instrument and a spot FX instrument in order to provide clarity on the definition of a “financial instrument” under of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID). The consultation is narrow in scope ...

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Regulators work on OTC cross-border implementation issues

22 April 2014  |  825 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The OTC Derivatives Regulators Group (ODRG) (which includes principals from regulators worldwide with responsibility for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives regulation) has produced its first report (p...

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BCBS finalises approach of derivatives-related transactions

14 April 2014  |  842 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Basel Committee (BCBS) has published a final standard on the treatment of derivatives-related transactions in its capital adequacy framework. This applies to OTC derivatives, exchange-traded deri...

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ESMA lists authorised CCPs and OTC subject to clearing

10 April 2014  |  882 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

derivatives which may be subject to the clearing obligation under EMIR Following the authorisation of Nasdaq OMX Clearing AB as the first EU-based central counterparty (CCP) under the European Marke

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Commission adopts nine RTS under CRD IV

08 April 2014  |  664 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The European Commission has adopted nine directly applicable regulatory technical standards (RTS) required by the Capital Requirements Regulation and the CRD IV Directive (together known as CRD IV). ...

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KRX makes clearing of OTC derivatives mandatory in July 2014

07 April 2014  |  1067 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Korea Exchange (KRX) has started to provide a voluntary clearing service for Korea Won (KRW)-denominated interest rate swap (IRS) contracts to meet the G20 mandate on over-the-counter (OTC) deriva...

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EIOPA updates submission of information to NCAs

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The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has updated its questions and answers (Q&As) on the submission of information to national competent authorities (NCAs) in connect...

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ACER publishes draft manual on trade reporting under REMIT

02 April 2014  |  607 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) has launched a public consultation on its Trade Reporting User Manual (TRUM) for trade reporting under the Regulation for Wholesale Markets I...

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LEI common data format for pre-LOUs agreed

27 March 2014  |  827 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) Regulatory Oversight Committee has issued a status report and accompanying table which sets out the basic elements of a common data format to be used by pre-local ope...

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