Goldman Alums To Launch Equity SEF (Derivatives Week)

This is the first announced equity swap focused SEF I’ve come across.  The people at the help of this company come from Goldman Sachs electronic…

Industry Looks To House, Regulators (Derivatives Week)

Doesn’t sound like anyone is particular excited about the bill passed last week in the Senate.  Even only half of the Senate (the Democrats) seems…

Swap Desk Spin-Offs Not Seen As Workable (Derivatives Week)

Is it clear to anyone yet that I don’t like the Lincoln OTC derivative proposal? Kevin McPartland, senior analyst at the TABB Group in New…

Dodd Broadens Major Swap Player Definition (Derivatives Week)

We should get much more information about the Senate’s view on OTC derivative reform on Friday when the first amendment to the bill is expected.…

Derivatives Week – Regulators Push For OTC Trading Tape

This story came out of a conference I participated in yesterday put on by Markit.  Creating a “tape” for OTC derivatives was a big topic…