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Cometh the hour, cometh the Sef

Imminent rules are expected from the CFTC on the criteria required of electronic platforms seeking to become swap execution facilities under the Dodd-Frank Act

Regulation | 25 Feb 2013

Avoiding collateral damage

While it is still not clear which way the WGMR will rule on margin for FX swaps and forwards, regulators face the recurring danger of unintended consequences if they go the wrong way

Regulation | 04 Feb 2013
Robert Gray at Dion Global Solutions

Collaboration needed on FX options clearing

Introducing central clearing into the foreign exchange market under new regulations has proven a thorny process, particularly for FX options. The priority for market participants should be to agree on appropriate processes for pricing, valuation...

Currency Derivatives | 21 Jan 2013
Lisa Seim at Strategic Exchanges

Is FX execution changing its colours?

The proliferation of new trading tools and platforms in the foreign exchange market is a welcome development that should enhance the buy-side trading experience, writes Lisa Seim

Regulation | 12 Nov 2012

Angling for the Asian frisbee

Regulation was top of the agenda at the FX Week Asia conference, with serious concerns voiced alongside some signs of positivity, writes Joel Clark

Regulation | 22 Oct 2012
Felix Shipkevich

CFTC steps back from controversial 85% rule

Following the recent revelation of further delays in the Dodd-Frank rulemaking process, an unpopular rule on centralised trading has been shelved. Felix Shipkevich believes it was the right decision

Regulation | 21 May 2012
Joel Clark of FX Week

Credit where it's due

The launch of NDF clearing by LCH.Clearnet marks a major development for the FX market that will ultimately change the shape of the post-trade landscape

Clearing and settlement | 09 Apr 2012

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