Final European OTC Derivatives Margin Rule Frequently Asked Questions

Final European OTC Derivatives Margin Rule Frequently Asked Questions
 

On 4 October, 2016, the European Commission published its Final Draft Regulatory Technical Standards on margin for derivatives that are not centrally cleared (“OTC Margin Rule”). The OTC Margin Rule, which is arguably the most significant of the derivative risk mitigation rules introduced


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Foreign Currency Hedging

Foreign Currency Risk Management
If not properly managed, currency risk presents exposure that can have severe financial consequences to an organization’s financial statements. It is not uncommon for companies with currency exposure to underestimate the financial impact of currency fluctuations on their business and miss the opportunity to develop a robust currency risk management


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Serving Real Estate Funds

Our more than 20 years of experience and comprehensive knowledge of the real estate capital markets, makes us keenly attuned to the unique nature of real estate funds, the sheer number of transactions, and the reality that most funds have very lean operations.
Whether it is pricing transparency and efficient market execution, our holistic strategic


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Bitcoin: Do Hedgers Dream of Crypto-Currencies?

Whether Bitcoin truly becomes a viable currency or whether it retains a quasi-commodity status like gold is anyone’s best guess. But whatever it turns out to be, the financial risks Bitcoin presents are very similar to any currency or commodity you interact with on a daily basis.


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The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) goes into effect January 1, 2013, and may have an adverse tax impact on certain payments made in derivative transactions.


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