Catching up with Javelin CEO Jamie Cawley (Video)

Jamie and I discuss Javelin’s latest press release and Javelin’s prospects ahead of final SEF rules expected sometime in 2012.

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.…

My Conversation with Dan Maguire, Head of Swapclear US (Video)

MF Global and the Euro crisis have made people think about counterparty risk again.  Counterparty risk concerns are good for clearing, and Swapclear US is…

ICE, DTCC to vie for swap data repository supremacy (SNL Financial)

I’m not surprised that multiple firms are competing to be the swap data repository of choice.  This is America after all, so if an opportunity…

OTC clearing moves to real-time (Financial Times)

A few months back we put out a research piece on clearing technology, and how despite a lot of work over the past few years,…

Funds battle banks over $300 trillion derivatives market (Reuters)

Certainty of clearing is turning into one of the hottest derivative reform debates.  The crux of the issue is how can swaps traders be sure…

My conversation with the FT: big banks lose in derivatives reform (Video)

My conversation with Telis Demos at the Financial Times in NY; we discuss dealer profitability following derivatives reform and how electronic trading could ultimately lead…

Trading reform still 'years from completion' (Financial Times)

Despite frequent new promises from Washington that rules will be done by a certain date (“Q4 2011 – oh wait, we meant Q1 2012!”) and…

Podcast Day at Kevin on the Street

Do people listen to podcasts about financial reform?  I hope so.  I’m a regular listener of Planet Money’s podcast, so hopefully that means at least…

Swap Execution Facilities and Transparency in the FT

The FT today has a great special section on derivatives reform to which TABB Group contributed quite a bit.  Along with my comments, my colleague…