Corporates to Get More Time for Swaps Docs

Corporates to Get More Time for Swaps Docs
January 23, 2017

“To the extent that the non-financial end user is party to a CSA that [it] has negotiated apart from regulatory requirements, that CSA will not need to be modified,” said Kate Helmberger, director, derivative and regulatory contract advisory at Kennett Square, PA-headquartered


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Delay US non-cleared margin rules, industry tells Congress

Delay US non-cleared margin rules, industry tells Congress
By Peter Madigan
June 14, 2016

“If I was a European entity and I had the choice of facing a European bank or a US bank, one who was subject to US margin rules that started earlier and another that is subject to


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Final US OTC Margin Requirements for Derivatives that are Not Centrally Cleared

Executive Summary

On October 22, 2015, U.S. prudential regulators published final and interim final margin rules governing swaps that are not centrally cleared (the “PR margin rule”) and on December 16, 2015, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission published its corresponding final margin rules (the “CFTC margin rule” and together with the PR


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VIDEO: Recordkeeping Requirements Under Dodd-Frank

VIDEO: Recordkeeping Requirements Under Dodd-Frank
Pam Brown of Chatham Financial discusses how the recordkeeping requirements implemented by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a result of the Dodd-Frank Act affect end-users in the OTC derivatives market. In addition, she explains how clients use ChathamDirect to maintain compliance with this regulatory requirement.


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Nice Team Work

Last week regulators from the US, Britain, and Switzerland announced fines of $4.25 billion against several major financial institutions for conspiring to manipulate the foreign exchange markets. Simultaneous with the settlement announcements, the CFTC published select transcripts detailing chat room evidence of the manipulations.
The transcripts are rough reading, especially if you aren’t


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Your Hedging Outlook 2014: Part II – Derviatives Regulation

Hedging programs in the U.S. changed monumentally over the past year. A veritable alphabet soup of regulatory requirements was heaped upon market participants.


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Your Hedging Outlook for 2014 – Part I: Fed Policy

Part I of III: Examining more closely those areas of Fed policy, derivatives regulation, and hedge accounting that will impact your program, to understand your management of business risks in 2014.


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It’s (Almost) World Derivatives Day 2013, and All I Got Was This Cleared OTC Interest Rate Swap

It’s World Derivatives Day… let the celebration begin! And you can possibly win an Apple TV!


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Trouble with the IRS?

The IRS has been in the news lately, it’s a certainty, like death, but we’re not talking that IRS…


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Overview of Reporting and Recordkeeping