Archive for swaps SmartBlogs

CFTC regulations on trade reconstruction are changing the way firms need to think about compliance. Here’s a step-by-step guide to get started.

The Dodd-Frank Act unleashed an avalanche of new rules affecting the financial industry, chief among them the trade reconstruction requirement, which mandates that swap dealers are able to produce a complete reconstruction of a trade within 72 hours of a request by the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).[…] Continue Reading »

Highlights from Day Two of the 39th Annual International Futures Industry Conference in Boca Raton, Fla.

Swinburne calls for more compromise from U.S. on cross-border regulations: U.S. regulators need to do a better job of compromising as they continue the march to implementing global derivatives reforms, according to Kay Swinburne, a member of the European Parliament. “I’m not sure that the U.S.[…] Continue Reading »

As the clock ticks down on his time as chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Gary Gensler took time Tuesday to highlight some of the achievements at the CFTC during his time at the helm. Speaking at CME Group’s annual Global Financial Leadership Conference, Gensler shared details on how the CFTC’s efforts in implementing the Dodd-Frank Act have helped increase transparency in the swaps market.[…] Continue Reading »

A collection of stories from SmartBrief publications and around the web…

The Economist goes covert (sort of) to get a look at what Goldman Sachs is doing to reform from within.

The Milken Institute published a white paper analyzing how countries around the world are dealing with systemically important financial institutions in the aftermath of the financial crisis.[…] Continue Reading »

With an eye on what lies ahead for the industry in 2013, SmartBrief conducted an e-mail interview with Derek Saunders, the chairman of the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers. Mr. Saunders is the global head of portfolio management at HSBC Holdings, and he shared his insight.

What are some of the trends you see developing in international credit markets in the next year?[…] Continue Reading »