The US Invasion of European Fixed Income

The US Invasion of European Fixed Income

Capital is expensive and getting more expensive.  But the problem is proving a much harder one to manage in Europe, with European banks continuing to…

Greenwich Associate’s Market Structure Trends to Watch in 2014

Greenwich Associate’s Market Structure Trends to Watch in 2014

The year 2013 will likely go down as the year of mandatory clearing. Once ignored by eager financial market professionals as boring back-office stuff, collateral…

Europe Raises Concerns About NYSE-Deutsche Börse Merger (NY Times)

I read the paper on the iPad – but I still get a kick out of being quoted in print (see page B6 of today’s…

SEF or OTF: A comparison of swaps trading reform in the US and Europe

Also published at TabbFORUM.com Is the sport called soccer or football? Should swaps be traded on Swap Execution Facilities (SEF) or Organized Trading Facilities (OTF)?…

UK Response to Derivatives Reform: Protectionism or Pragmatism?

A TABB Group Commentary.  Download free here. Does the UK have a soft spot for OTC derivatives or do they just have a better grasp…