19 May 2015

Cleared for Launch: A New Era for OTC Derivatives

Mike O'Hara, The Realization Group

Buy-side users of OTC derivatives face many uncertainties as they prepare for mandatory central clearing in Europe, and they are turning to their dealers and clearing houses for help. But the widening range of instruments available offered by trading venues in response to the central clearing mandate is drawing in new market participants. Meanwhile, ... rest of story...


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