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Infrasructure Journal: GSIP launches Redexis Gas refinancing bonds

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
GSIP launches Redexis Gas refinancing bonds
By Infrastructure Journal
March 24, 2014
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…Chatham cited as hedging advisor on Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners (GSIP) €2 billion (US$2.75bn) Euro medium-term note programme for its Spanish transmission and distribution operations – Redexis Gas…
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PrecisionLender University – Hedging and Interest Rate Swaps

Thursday, March 20th, 2014
Hedging and Interest Rate Swaps
By Chatham’s Bob Newman
March 19, 2014

…”In this session, we’re joined by Bob Newman from Chatham Financial. Bob shares the ins-and-outs of interest rate swaps and the process of implementing a hedging strategy at your bank.”
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Treasury & Risk: European Derivatives Reporting Hits Traffic Jam

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
European Derivatives Reporting Hits Traffic Jam
By Susan Kelly
March 11, 2014

“There remain significant traffic jams with the various elements of the regulatory infrastructure that it’s just going to take time to work out,” said Luke Zubrod, director of risk and regulatory advisory at Chatham Financial, an advisory and technology solutions provider.
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EMIR Trade Reporting: UTI Matching, FX Derivatives Definitions Still Complicate the Process

Friday, March 7th, 2014
EMIR Trade Reporting: UTI Matching, FX Derivatives Definitions Still Complicate the Process
DerivSource
March 7, 2014
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Looking ahead, industry experts expect that the teething problems and glitches will abate over time. “The expectations are that the trade reporting backlogs will be cleared in the next few months and from there the counterparties and end-users will work through the compliance issues,” says Phong Dinh, senior adviser, Chatham Financial. “One of the issues is harmonisation across Europe and that is harder to do in reality. The FX definition is a concrete example of interpretation and implementation.”
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IFR: EMIR hits with last-minute guidance

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
EMIR hits with last-minute guidance
By Helen Bartholomew
February 15-21, 2013
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“The real challenge is that Dodd-Frank applied to a small number of entities and while the top 25 are ready for the EMIR deadline, the European regulation is being felt by another one million-plus entities,” said Luke Zubrod, director of risk management advisory services at Chatham Financial.

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Interest Rate Derivatives in the New Year: How to “Break Ground” on a Hedging Program

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
Interest Rate Derivatives in the New Year: How to “Break Ground” on a Hedging Program
By Chatham’s Bob Newman
February 17, 2014

…”In this blog post: Chatham Financial’s Bob Newman outlines for readers the four steps needed to establish hedging capabilities”
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Risk: DTCC users unable to access data after repository is overwhelmed

Friday, February 14th, 2014
DTCC users unable to access data after repository is overwhelmed
By Fiona Maxwell
February 14, 2014
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…”Advisory firm Chatham Financial, which offers a reporting service to its clients, says it was unable to report in the days running up to the deadline, but things have since been smoother. “We had difficulties getting interest rates through until just prior to the reporting deadline, but it wasn’t clear what the issues were. We were able to submit trades yesterday even without fully understanding the problems that had previously prevented us from reporting,” says Luke Zubrod, the firm’s director of risk and regulatory advisory for public and private companies on over-the-counter regulations.”
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New European Reporting Regs Overwhelm DTCC Data Repository

Friday, February 14th, 2014
New European Reporting Regs Overwhelm DTCC Data Repository
February 14, 2014

…“Advisory firm Chatham Financial, which offers a reporting service to its clients, says it was unable to report in the days running up to the deadline, but things have since been smoother. “We had difficulties getting interest rates through until just prior to the reporting deadline, but it wasn’t clear what the issues were. We were able to submit trades yesterday even without fully understanding the problems that had previously prevented us from reporting,” says Luke Zubrod, Chatham’s director of risk and regulatory advisory for public and private companies on over-the-counter regulations. Read More

WSJ: Companies Unclear on Europe Derivatives Trading Rules

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
CFO Journal: Companies Unclear on Europe Derivatives Trading Rules
February 12, 2014
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…“Companies are being assaulted by a barrage of derivatives regulatory requirements globally and it’s been difficult for them to keep up,” said Luke Zubrod, a director at Chatham Financial. “Often the same staff [that are] working on regulatory compliance are also undertaking a broad array of other treasury responsibilities.” …
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International Treasurer: For EMIR Compliance Many Rivers to Cross

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
Regulatory Watch: For EMIR Compliance Many Rivers to Cross
By John Hintze
February 11, 2014
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“Even firms that began this process weeks ago are unlikely to be ready by Feb.12,” said Luke Zubrod, a director at Chatham Financial, adding, “Market infrastructure is overwhelmed by this traffic jam, so even folks who have been very diligent may find they won’t be ready.”
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