15 August 2014

One Great Big Risk? To Clear or Not to Clear

Miles Reucroft, Thomas Murray

There is a prevailing attitude among global regulators that central clearing is the silver bullet to the previous financial woes. But concentrating risk from around the markets in one place could lead to a disaster. Deciding which products should and should not be cleared, and what collateral can be posted against those trades, is key to avoiding a crisis, ... rest of story...



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2014 ISDA Annual North America Conference and Press Briefing; Surveying the Changing Derivatives Landscape New York 09 Sep 2014 http://reg.isda.org/conferences/agenda/2014-isda-annual-north-america-conference-09-09-2014-the-roosevelt-hotel/ Add to Calendar
Georgetown University Conference on Financial Markets Quality Washington D.C. 16 Sep 2014 http://finpolicy.georgetown.edu/2014/08/25/center-to-host-third-conference-on-financial-markets-quality-september-16/ Add to Calendar
Making Sense of Cleared Swaps New York 18 Sep 2014 www.theifm.org Add to Calendar
Lifecycle of a Derivative Trade: Uncovering the Middle- and Back-Office Functions Chicago 24 Sep 2014 www.theifm.org Add to Calendar
Wearable Technology Conference 2014 New York City: How Wearable Computing is Revolutionizing Mobile Wireless Internet, Healthcare and Fashion New York City 25 Sep 2014 Golden Networking Add to Calendar
MLP Investing Conference 2014: How the Kinder Morgan Deal will usher in a Golden Age for MLPs Tapping into the Great American Energy Boom New York City 26 Sep 2014 Golden Networking Add to Calendar
Futures & Options/Series 3 Course New York 01 Oct -
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