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Opportunities and challenges abound for CCPs

13 December 2012  |  3638 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The post-financial crisis era presents tremendous opportunities for central counterparties (CCPs) as demand rises for CCP clearing. To further grow their business, CCPs can explore the following opportunities: Increase participation – Currently, most participants of CCP services are major banks and dealers. Some firms are not able to meet CCP requi...

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Debate on shorter settlement cycles

07 December 2012  |  3665 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

I recently had the pleasure of being joined by a panel of clearing and settlement experts to discuss the impending move to a T+2 settlement cycle in Europe, as proposed in the European Commission’s regulation for central security depositories and for improving settlement efficiency (CSDR). After years of discussion around the shortening of set...

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How to participate in a CCP

06 December 2012  |  7516 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Financial institutions can participate in a central counterparty (CCP) in two ways — either as a direct or an indirect clearing member. To become a direct CCP clearing member, firms need to meet the c...

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Risk management is a vital benefit of CCP clearing

27 November 2012  |  6580 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In the trade life cycle, central counterparties (CCPs) play a critical role in post-trade management. After a trade has been negotiated, submitted and confirmed, a CCP takes on the counterparty risks ...

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CCP regulations pose challenges for both CCPs and regulators

13 November 2012  |  4052 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Given the focus on central counterparty (CCP) clearing in the post-financial crisis world, it is no surprise that clearing houses today face more scrutiny from regulators and central banks than ever b...

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Virtual Transaction Matching

09 November 2012  |  3673 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Having been involved in post-trade confirmation and matching for more decades than I care to remember, the thorny issue of central matching vs. local matching is still with us. The reason being is tha...

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The evolution and organization of CCPs

08 November 2012  |  3987 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The history of clearing houses, providers of central counterparty (CCP) clearing services, can be traced back to more than 100 years ago when earlier clearing houses cleared the commodities derivative...

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Invoice fraud in Australian Local Govt.

08 November 2012  |  3135 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In October 2012 the (Australian) NSW ICAC published its report INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGATIONS THAT STAFF FROM A NUMBER OF LOCAL COUNCILS AND OTHER PUBLIC AUTHORITIES ACCEPTED SECRET BENEFITS FROM SUPP...

TagsRisk & regulationPost-trade & opsGroupElectronic invoicing
Andrew Fear
Andrew Fearbaramundi software AG - Augsburg, Germany

Business Objectives, Communications and Collaboration

30 October 2012  |  5469 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The enormous and continuing success of i-devices, tablets and smartphones raises the question of how they can best be used to fulfil business strategy. Having the technology is one thing, but using it...

TagsMobile & onlinePost-trade & opsGroupUnified Communications in Financial Services
Craig Ramsey
Craig RamseyACI Worldwide - Watford

The return of the payments hub

30 October 2012  |  4824 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

After years of a lack of clear agreement from the financial sector, the payments hub is finally getting some focus, as companies seek significant gains in financial efficiency. No longer referred to a...

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