CCP Risk Review

The CCP Risk Review summarizes - in detail - the rules and procedures of CCPs worldwide. Written in practical, comparative terms and incorporating key implications of applicable law where relevant, the Risk Review assists market participants and regulators in scrutinizing and understanding the risks related to CCPs, for both clearing members and clients.

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FIA Updates Customer Funds Protection Guide

FIA issued an updated version of its guide to the rules and regulations for U.S customer fund protections. The guide provides futures commission merchants and their customers with simple, easy-to-use information about how customer funds are protected in futures and cleared swaps markets.
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October 2014
FIA Announces General Counsel Barbara Wierzynski to Depart Role at End of 2014 (Oct. 31, 2014)
FIA’s Seventh SEF Tracker Released (Oct. 27, 2014)
Walt Lukken Congratulates FIA Member R.J. O’Brien on Centennial (Oct. 17, 2014)
FIA Special Report: CFTC Examines FX Clearing Mandate (Oct. 10, 2014)
FIA Responds to FinCEN Ownership Identification Rule (Oct. 2, 2014)
FIA’s Sixth SEF Tracker Shows Continued Growth in FX Trading (Oct 2, 2014)
September 2014
FIA Global CCP Rulebook Review Will Provide Comprehensive Guide to Clearinghouse Rules (Sept. 25, 2014)
FIA Special Report: CFTC Proposes Margin Rule, Finalizes Rule on Swaps with Utilities (Sept. 17, 2014)
FIA Special Report: CFTC's Massad Discusses Talks with EU on CCP Recognition (Sept. 17, 2014)
FIA Special Report: Court Dismisses Part of CFTC Cross-Border Case, Orders Cost-Benefit Review (Sept. 16, 2014)
August 2014
FIA's Fifth SEF Tracker Allows Users to Analyze Underlying Data (Aug. 28, 2014)
FIA and FIA PTG Comment on CFTC Market Surveillance Program (Aug. 4, 2014)
FIA Seeks Clarification on Ukraine Sanctions (Aug. 1, 2014)
July 2014
FIA Files Supplemental Comment on Position Limits (July 31, 2014)
Statement from FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken on the Resignation of CFTC Commissioner Scott O'Malia (July 21, 2014)
FIA Elects New Chairman and Two New Board Members (July 18, 2014)
FIA’s Fourth SEF Tracker Shows Higher Volume on Swap Execution Facilities (July 9, 2014)
June 2014
CFTC Further Extends the Reopened Comment Period for its Rulemaking Proposals on Position Limits for Physical Commodity Derivatives and Aggregation (June 27, 2014)
FIA Special Report: House Passes CFTC Reauthorization Bill (June 24, 2014)
FIA Statement on House Vote to Reauthorize the CFTC (June 24, 2014)
FIA Issues Third SEF Tracker Report on Swap Trading Activity (June 11, 2014)
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> Isda's resolution protocol sparks enforceability questions (IFLR)130
> LedgerX aims to become first U.S. bitcoin options exchange (Futures)92
> Cargill makes first foray into base metals derivatives sales (HITC)76
> Tradeweb officially enters the corporate bond trading fray (FierceFinanceIT)71
> Surveillance system finds traction among small brokers (Business Standard)63
> BNP Paribas bounces back to profit following record US fine (FT)62
> EU rules threaten swaps compression (IFR)62
> BGC SEF appoints James Cawley as CEO (Automated Trader)61
> Pimco Pulled Futures-Clearing Business From State Street (WSJ)56
> Ruble volatility sends Moscow Exchange FX trading to record volumes (LeapRate)55
> Cargill expands into base metals (FT)52
> CME Group reports big switch to futures (FT)52
> Uncertainty surrounds CFTC footnote 513 (IFLR)51
> BGC Partners Hires James Cawley to Lead Swap-Trading Platform (Bloomberg)41
> MF Global agrees to settle platinum, palladium manipulation claims (Reuters)40
> The Coming Clearing Turf Battle (Traders)40
> KCG Said to Seek at Least $300 Million for HotSpot Unit (Bloomberg)40
> U.S. options exchanges say new rule threatens to hurt investors (Reuters)39
> EU approves four QCCPs but no word on US (FOW magazine)37
> Asia-Pac clearers given green light but EU stalls on US approval (Financial News)37
> Regional Banks Push Back Against Swaps 'Push-Out' Rule (WSJ)37
> Icap to shut Singapore futures desk (FOW magazine)36
> U.K. FCA Said to Review BGC Pre-Bid Stake Purchase in GFI (Bloomberg)35
> RMB commodities trading gaining traction (GlobalCapital)34
> Retail Investors Flock to Derivatives for Income and Safety (TheStreet)32
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