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Why aren’t the Greeks using CLS?

A lesson learned from the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy was that, at times of stress, CLS plays a central role in ensuring forex traders are protected. It seems surprising then that only one Greek bank is using the settlement system.

Settlement Risk | 03 May 2010

Clearing exemption too close to call

Exempting commercial hedgers from mandatory clearing could create a loophole for the institutional investors often blamed for driving up commodity prices, according to the chief lawyer for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), reports...

Regulation | 08 Apr 2010

Barriers to liquidity management

David Poole, chief operating officer at client strategy company Clientknowledge in London, discusses liquidity management

Foreign Exchange | 18 Jan 2010

What’s ahead for 2010

What do you see as the most significant development for FX in 2009? Zar Amrolia, global head of foreign exchange, Deutsche Bank, London 2009 brought a renewed focus on risk management. For our...

Foreign Exchange | 05 Jan 2010

An imbalanced proposition

At the time of going to press, decisions on the future of the foreign exchange markets was still hanging in the balance, as regulators in the US debated the inclusion of forex swaps and forwards into the over-the-counter derivatives reforms....

Settlement Risk | 14 Dec 2009

India adds its angle to clearing debate

CCIL allows economics to drive change

Credit Risk | 07 Dec 2009

Economics should drive change

The decision to include foreign exchange swaps and forwards in the US over-the-counter derivatives reform bills run counter to research conducted by central bank-backed foreign exchange committees.

Operational Risk | 23 Nov 2009

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