Tag: agency model

Impartial access encourages, but does not require, an agency model

In the past I’ve spoken about buy side incentives for using an agency model – chief among them the reluctance or inability to navigate the slew of legal documents an institutional investor would need to sign in order to gain access to the needed SEFs.  (Other incentives are discussed in a good post on the […]

Reforms Have Swap Dealers And Brokers Considering Agency Model (Wall Street Journal)

TABB Group Fixed Income recently published two new research pieces.  One for which we spoke with 23 swaps dealers about everything and anything (link here), and the other in which we took a deep dive into what an agency desk for swaps trading might look like and why it matters (link here).  The short story, […]