Tag: OTC Derivatives

Building a Better House for OTC Derivatives (Institutional Investor)

A pretty length article from Institutional Investor covering the constantly in flux world of OTC derivatives clearing and across the board reform.  I began speaking with them back in the summer about this article so you can appreciate how much has done into this and the moving target that all journalists (and researchers for that […]

The Impending CFTC SEF Proposal: What you need to know and why

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 […]

CFTC's Gensler May Not Have Had Enough Votes For Swap Trading Proposal (Dow Jones Newswire)

I can’t find a good link so here’s the story from Dow Jone’s Katy Burne.  I think my best contribution is the last quote in the article.  Enjoy. (c) 2010 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. NEW YORK (Dow Jones)–The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s decision Thursday to delay a controversial vote on how over-the-counter derivatives should […]

Quick View: OTC swaps fight brews (Financial Times)

Despite the CFTC’s postponement of the SEF proposal release, debate still came on quickly as to their prescriptive approach surrounding trading model. These quotes are based on my commentary that we will publish early next week. “With liquidity so thin, under this new model the simple presence of a quote will alert the rest of […]