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A new Clearing House; new law brings consolidation closer

30 March 2012  |  4854 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

News that NYSE Euronext is planning to build their own Clearing House for derivatives and is very interesting and a possible indictment of the quality of choice of alternative Clearing Houses in the market. It was obvious that there would be some moves by NYSE Euronext away from LCH.Clearnet as soon as the London Stock Exchange Group increased the...

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The financial inevitability of Clearing House consolidation

20 March 2012  |  3232 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

In Europe we are blessed (If that’s the right word) with many Clearing Houses. We are told that this provides competition and drives down prices while producing an environment for innovation. Can anyone point out where any of these benefits are accruing? Where is the proof that investors are getting a better economic deal and what was the most rec...

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Are CCPs Increasing Risks? Part II

16 March 2012  |  3609 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Yesterday's post looked at the big risks in the CCP landscape from simultaneous requirements for mandatory margin, novated contract terms, complex portfolio and collateral valuations, reference data r...

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Who owns what in a CCP default

14 March 2012  |  3016 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Clearing Houses are becoming even more important in the markets as regulatory and political change forces OTC into their systems and onto their balance sheets. Who knows if the balance sheets of Clear...

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Rating Collateral

09 March 2012  |  2823 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

One of the major problems in the stabilisation of securities markets is to find a recognised and standard mechanism to rate the quality of collateral. Clearing Houses have their own methods of assessi...

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What happens when a Clearing House goes bust?

07 March 2012  |  3387 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Today the chances that a Clearing House will default in the future have never been more likely. Political pressure and regulatory resolve is creating a risk concentrator within the clearing houses so ...

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