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A new Clearing House; new law brings consolidation closer

30 March 2012  |  4742 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 th...

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Economic rebuild hope not despair

29 March 2012  |  2099 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Editorial Intelligence breakfast debate encompassed a varied panel and a very eclectic audience that produced a fascinating couple of hours and at the end, an almost uplifting feeling. Not to be trifled, in today’s world of gloom upon more gloom. In a nutshell Xavier Rolet CEO of the London Stock Exchange Group outlined several initiatives the...

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The financial inevitability of Clearing House consolidation

20 March 2012  |  2907 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 anyo...

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LEI and FIX the missing opportunity

16 March 2012  |  1869 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

As the instigation of Legal Entity identifiers (LEIs) gathers pace and designs are becoming cemented, the question of ownership and implementation is still to be answered. What has already been accept...

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Is China heading towards the wall?

16 March 2012  |  1491 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Rt. Hon Lord Lamont, ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer in his keynote address, at the excellent FIX Protocol conference earlier this week, gave not only a rounded evaluation of current economic troub...

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Goldman Sachs 'Muppets' are getting protection

15 March 2012  |  2363 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Goldman Sachs employee resignation letter has vindicated what society has been saying about Banks. Who knows if what he says is an accurate representation of events in Goldman. Disaffected employe...

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Who owns what in a CCP default

14 March 2012  |  2835 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  |  2723 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  |  3197 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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