Maijoor 2015

News alert: EU releases second consultation on non-cleared derivatives margin

European agencies have introduced two-way collateral posting to non-EU counterparties, and eased concentration limits on sovereign collateral.

Transatlantic rift on clearing houses runs deep

US and EU flag

Despite a fresh promise from US and EU regulators to agree a deal on equivalence for central clearing counterparties, divides appear quite fundamental.

EU mulls second consultation on non-cleared derivatives margin

Kenneth Bentsen

As the EU and the US prepare to finalise rules, it is vital to ensure that participants do not face conflicting margin requirements.

ECB single supervisor’s relations with national authorities still in flux


Six months after the European Central Bank took charge of bank supervision in the eurozone, its division of powers with national authorities and international organisations is still being defined.

G20 still hitting obstacles to monitoring systemic risk

G20 Pittsburgh

Aggregation and standardisation pose key challenges as the Financial Stability Board seeks to close data gaps.

Community banks sidelined in battle for Dodd-Frank

Richard Shelby

Democrats and Republicans agree that community banks need regulatory relief. But this may have to wait until deals can be struck on more controversial rollbacks.

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