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. ┬áThis is America after all, so if an opportunity…

ICE Clear to Offer First Clearing for Sovereign Credit Swaps (BusinessWeek)

I’ve done a lot of thinking about this over the past few months – is it feasible for a clearinghouse to clearing CDS of its…

Barclays Capital Rolls Out Electronic Credit Default Swaps Trading (Wall Street Journal)

Execution and clearing mandates for OTC derivative trades are still nearly a year a way by my estimates, but the Street is already getting ready.…