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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November 2014
FIA Elects Two New Board Members (Nov. 21, 2014)
FIA Global Requests Segregated Margin Be Excluded from Basel III Capital Requirements (Nov. 20, 2014)
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)
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> Booming derivatives costs are welcome news for ETFs (Pensions & Investments)83
> BNY Mellon and CME Group offer new interest rate hedging tools (Automated Trader)75
> A way to reduce the margining burden of derivatives clearing (The Banker)70
> CFTC Proposes to Revise Interpretation on Forward Contracts with Embedded Volumetric Optionality (The National Law Review)62
> SGX fights back against thin volumes (FT)58
> CME Group to Start New Iron-Ore Futures Contract From December (Bloomberg)57
> Foreign-Exchange Scandal Raises Hopes for Restructuring (WSJ)55
> Sebi aligns overseas derivative instrument rules (Reuters)51
> Official support fails to help Japan LNG contract (
> CME Group launches new Iron Ore futures contract (Commodities Now)47
> ICAP's Ferreri to Leave Brokerage (WSJ)38
> FIA Global requests segregated margin be excluded from Basel III capital requirements (Automated Trader)36
> Levin says will meet CFTC to discuss scope of LME oversight (Reuters)36
> Fed May Limit Wall Street Role in Commodities, Citing Risks (Bloomberg)32
> ECB drops Citi from FX contact group (Reuters)30
> 'Immoral, but not illegal': metal warehousing games in the spotlight (Reuters)29
> U.S. under pressure to match EU rules on market benchmarks (Reuters)28
> Citigroup Said to Be Ousted From ECB FX Group for Rigging (Bloomberg)27
> FIA lobbies against Basel treatment of segregated margin (The Trade News)26
> Fed vows review of regulatory gaps for bank commodity arms (Reuters)25
> Foreign-Exchange Scandal Raises Odds of Restructuring (WSJ blog)25
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