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CFTC trade rules will create 'winner's curse' (Risk.net)

Dissent for the block trade rule is still rampant.  As the thinking goes, if large swap trades, those that occur in illiquid products that occur weekly or less, are reported within 15 minutes as CFTC proposed rule suggests than the resulting information leakage would cause liquidity (and potentially the market) to dry up completely.  There […]

Risk.net – Number of OTC derivatives dealers could double after US reforms

At the moment, there are 15 major dealers in OTC derivatives, according to Kevin McPartland, a senior analyst at the TABB Group and author of a new study,OTC Derivatives U.S. Regulatory Update. He believes the number of major dealers could expand to as many as 30 over the next two to five years, as “the […]