Industry Underprepared for OTC Derivates Trading and Market Regulation March 29, 2013Firms must realize that connectivity to SEFs and the various other OTC derivatives execution venues will be critical -- for both regulatory reasons and for getting ahead of the competition. Markit Launches Clearing Certainty Hub for OTC Derivatives March 25, 2013Buy side firms, regional banks and other firms that execute OTC derivatives through FCMs will have a consolidated view of available credit among multiple clearing venues. Finally the Right Time for Swap Futures February 27, 2013While swap futures in the past have not gained traction, the market environment today is ripe, as there is impetus for firms to adopt risk-equivalent, low-cost alternatives to cleared swaps. Newedge Pushes into OTC Derivatives Clearing February 25, 2013Newedge said it cleared its first OTC interest rate swap on CME Clearing as it expands to take advantage of new regulations amid reports that the company is up for sale. Asset Classes - What's the Difference? February 20, 2013Despite the naysayers, OTC derivatives and fixed income will move towards a unified, electronic trading model. In the future, trading systems won't be about asset classes, it will be about the availability of liquidity. Mandatory Electronic Exchange: Determining the Right Market Model for OTC Derivatives January 31, 2013While global derivatives regulations are in various stages of implementation, there is a concern that moving bespoke swaps from low-tech, high-touch, bi-lateral voice transactions to multiple trading venues could harm liquidity, according to consultants at OTC Derivatives Reform Will Squeeze Data Management Systems July 13, 2012The systems that are in place clearly were not designed to deal with the voluminous volumes of data that are coming after Dodd-Frank, so regulator-ready data management is now critical. What Went Wrong: J.P. Morgan to Disclose Details on Multibillion-Dollar Derivatives Loss July 05, 2012On Friday's second quarter earnings call, J.P. Morgan will shed more light on its recent $2 billion -- and counting -- hedging loss. We break down what went wrong. Canada's Asset Managers Take Prudence in Risk Management to the Global Market July 02, 2012Considering the state of the global markets, you'd think Canadian firms would avoid trading outside their own country. But Canadian asset managers are looking to trade with the same preparedness that helped them survive the 2008 credit crisis. Beyond Dodd-Frank: The Dire Consequences of Inaction June 27, 2012Many buy-side firms are only addressing the basic and imminent requirements for counterparty risk management. What are firms missing, and what will it cost the industry? Swap Trades Will Be More Pricey, Complicated Under Dodd-Frank March 01, 2012Although the shadowy world of derivatives trading will become more transparent under the new regulations, experts say the market also will fragment, making things more complicated — and expensive — for participants. BNP Paribas Securities Services Tackles OTC February 29, 2012 Slashing Risk of OTC Derivatives February 24, 2012 Lombard Risk Unveils Dodd-Frank Reporting Engine February 21, 2012The firm says its new platform will help firms get required data on swaps trades to regulators in real-time. State Street to Clear IRS Swaps Through SwapClear February 13, 2012 Traders Face Weak Hiring Prospects in 2012 January 10, 2012Capital markets firms remain hungry for quants and risk management professionals. But quantitative analysts are likely to spurn Wall Street for more lucrative offers at social media powerhouses like Facebook or LinkedIn. State Street Unveils OTC Swaps Clearing Service September 08, 2011State Street announced the launch of a derivatives clearing service prior to the new rules governing the over-the-counter swaps market going into effect. New OTC Derivatives Rules to Send Data Levels Soaring 400 Percent August 16, 2011Regulatory changes to the over-the-counter derivatives markets in Europe and the U.S. will cause data levels to soar as much as 400 percent above the current level. Buy-Side Unprepared for Dodd-Frank's OTC Swaps Rules - Survey July 18, 2011A majority of North American buy-side firms consider compliance with the Dodd-Frank finance reform bill to be among their top priorities, but most are unprepared for the new landscape, a survey by software provider SimCorp found. Wells Fargo Joins LCH.Clearnet's SwapClear June 09, 2011The global interest rate derivatives clearinghouse is in the headlines for attracting a joint bid from NYSE Euronext and Markit.