Determining if SEF Aggregation Really Matters

Determining if SEF Aggregation Really Matters

This post also published at TabbFORUM.com Regulations will have a significant impact on how SEF aggregators function and how widely these aggregators will be adopted…

Swaps Dealers Will Spend $504 Million in 2012 to Create and Market Liquidity Aggregation Systems to Buy-Side Clients, Says TABB

Historical Data and First-Hand Accounts of Change in FX, US Treasuries and Institutional Equities Demonstrates How Technology and Regulation, or Lack Thereof, Will Cause Swaps…

Skepticism Grows across the Swaps Markets about Benefits of SEFs Due to Overly Prescriptive Rules, Says TABB

This is the PR for my latest SEF report, for which the executive summary can be found here. PRESS RELEASE Dec. 8, 2011, 9:33 a.m.…

TABB Says 90% of Top-Tier Swap Dealers See Their Profits Down or Flat after Dodd-Frank Implementation

PR on my recent study: New Annual Fixed Income Industry Benchmark Study Shows 60% of Current Dealers Expect Increased Barriers-to-Entry; Basel III to have Greater…

Liquidity expected to return in swaps market (Financial Times)

My summer’s work was speaking to every major swaps dealer to try and understand what they’re thinking, how they’ll take their business forward and what…

Reforms Have Swap Dealers And Brokers Considering Agency Model (Wall Street Journal)

TABB Group Fixed Income recently published two new research pieces.  One for which we spoke with 23 swaps dealers about everything and anything (link here),…

CME Group building high-speed connections around the world (Dow Jones)

Here’s more proof that the exchanges are quickly becoming technology companies – if they’re not already.  This network sounds oddly like NYSE’s SFTI.  Nevertheless, its…

Participation Request: TABB Group Swap Execution Facility Study

TABB Group is conducting a study to gauge the industry’s views on several swap execution facility issues. The study is a follow-on to research we…

Tech upgrade needed for derivatives clearing (Financial Times)

The FT did a great job covering TABB Group’s new research piece looking at the technology challenges facing clearinghouses and dealers as they prepare for…

The Anatomy of a Swaps Trading Infrastructure

For the biggest swaps dealers, creation of their new OTC derivatives infrastructure will include rebuilding existing platforms, buying key elements from technology providers, leveraging technology…