Impact of Margin Rules for OTC Derivatives on Fund Risk Management

 

Impact of Margin Rules for OTC Derivatives on Fund Risk Management
For US: June 7, 2016 | 2PM ET | 1 hour | Online | by Chatham Financial | Recording Available
For EU: June 9, 2016 | 2PM BST | 1 hour | Online | by Chatham Financial


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May 25: Global Derivatives Regulation – Assessing the impact on business in an ever changing environment

 

Global Derivatives Regulation – Assessing the impact on business in an ever changing environment
May 25, 2016 | 2PM ET | 1 hour | Online | by Chatham Financial | Recording Available
 
Global regulation under Dodd-Frank and EMIR have significantly impacted how companies hedge their risk creating new


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VIDEO: Pre-trade Documentation

VIDEO: Pre-trade Documentation
Christina Norland of Chatham Financial discusses the documentation requirements under current Dodd-Frank regulation that must be met prior to trading. Thanks for watching!

 

Video Transcript:
Christina Norland: So, for all transactions that involve U.S. swap dealers or registered, non-U.S. swap dealers, many clients have


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Straight Talk

This marks Warren Buffett’s 50th year publishing an annual letter of homespun wisdom and straight talk about his business. Despite his firm belief that you can’t teach a new dog old tricks, Buffett’s penchant for wry witticism was already in evidence at age thirty-five. “Our War on Poverty was successful in 1965,” he


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IFRS 9: The Impact of Adopting IFRS 9 on Effectiveness Testing, Ineffectiveness Measurement, and Rebalancing

Part 5: The Impact of Adopting IFRS 9 on Effectiveness Testing, Ineffectiveness Measurement, and Rebalancing
February 2015

In case you missed them here are: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 Some of the most challenging elements of maintaining a hedging relationship under IAS 39 include complying with the periodic effectiveness testing


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Dodd-Frank & Lessons from Fuel Efficiency Standards

In 1973, the Arab Oil Embargo and ensuing oil crisis in the US prompted Congress to react with new regulation. The Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards introduced fuel efficiency benchmarks that were intended to “reduce energy consumption by increasing fuel economy.” Now more than 40 years later, the unpredictable outcomes of fuel


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The New Face of Numismatism

It’s amazing what you miss when you ignore social media for a few days. For example, take this declaration published in a recent article in the Minnesota Star Tribune: “The days when a convicted bank robber could get a job selling gold coins in Minnesota are coming to an end.” What? Over already? I


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BreakingViews: Guest view: U.S. swaps need clearer reform

Guest view: U.S. swaps need clearer reform
July 25, 2014, BreakingViews
By Luke Zubrod
Clearer changes are needed for U.S. derivatives markets than the Dodd-Frank Act’s prescription. Four years after the regulatory reboot became law, many of the reformers’ hopes have been realized.
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Perpetual Extraterritorial Trading or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Market Regulation

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Peter Beyers and Stanley Sellers, two former Wall-Street derivative’s traders, are leading a group of financial professionals in a quest to create a derivatives trading system completely untethered from financial regulation. The idea is to establish human and technological infrastructure robust enough to support a legitimate presence in the derivatives


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Derivatives Regulation Case Study: Regulatory Compliance Assessment

Derivatives Regulation Case Study: Regulatory Compliance Assessment
Our Client:
A Fortune 100 technology company with international operations and multiple hedging programs involving exchange-traded and over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives across different asset classes, including foreign exchange, interest rates, and credit.
Situation:
The company was concerned about the impact of new derivatives regulations on its hedging programs, including


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