Originally posted on TabbFORUM.com When? The biggest question everyone has right now is when? Not what – what is the block trade size; what is a SEF; what products must be cleared – but when will the new rules finally be finished and take effect. Trying to answer that question requires a little experience with… Read More »
Also posted at TabbForum.com By opting for a prescriptive rather than a rules-based approach in regulating the OTC derivatives market, the CFTC is set to write the wrong prescription for swap execution facilities (SEF). A major tenet of Dodd-Frank is to “promote pre-trade price transparency in the swaps market.” Through the rule-writing process, both the… Read More »
Also posted at TabbFORUM and JLN Interest Rates. Whatever you think of credit default swaps after the financial crisis and global recession that ensued, they did have some worth: people who bought them were protected against what turned out to be real risk “credit events.” So what if we were to take their intrinsic value… Read More »
My recent conversation with Jason Yoon-Hendricks, Parter of eDeriv. eDeriv will soon launch the first equity derivative swap execution facility.
Also posted at TabbFORUM.com The current execution landscape for OTC derivatives is in for a rude awakening. Index CDS and the most liquid interest rate swaps (2-, 5-, 7- and 10-year) are set to move into a world of high speed messaging and even higher speed analytics. Many have already discussed how an expected execution… Read More »