Posts Tagged ‘OTC derivatives market’

End-User Clearing Exemption Marginalized By Swap Dealer Margin Rules

Reval CEO Jiro Okochi urges End-Users to pick up the pen or make the pilgrimage to DC before the proposed margin requirements issued by the Prudential Regulators and CFTC become final, as they will have a direct cost impact on End-Users, whether it’s through legal fees or the cost to fund the posting of collateral.

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Are You An MSP? FAS 133 (ASC 815) Bringing Some New Value

This week the CFTC issued its definitions around the controversial Major Swap Participant (MSP) category required by the Dodd-Frank bill. The intent of the bill was to capture previously unregulated (i.e. non bank) active swap participants who could cause systemic risk.

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