Industry to meet regulators on FX options clearing plans

CLS and CCPs continue discussions with regulators

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James Kemp

Industry utility CLS, central counterparties and trade bodies will meet with global regulators and supervisors in June in a bid to continue discussions on establishing a viable framework for clearing physically settled FX options.

Market participants and regulators have been trying to come up with a solution to moving physically settled over-the-counter FX options into central clearing, without incurring a same-day liquidity shortfall of potentially as much as $161 billion in a stress event, or

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