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The 2nd Half Report from the CFTC Roundtable on Individual Customer Collateral Protection

The second half was all about costs – how will increase and who will pay for those increases. An hour’s worth of very good and technical discussion about the of mutualization of losses. Issues discussed were: Use of initial margin vs. increases to a guarantee fund vs. doing both Making independent seg optional vs. mandatory … Continue Reading

A Half-Time Report from The CFTC Roundtable on Individual Customer Collateral Protection

This roundtable is now on break and here is the half-time report. BUYSIDE COMMENTS: Not all clients choose tri-party control agreements, but those who do understand that there are incremental costs and are willing to pay those incremental costs. The re-tooling of the market as a result of movement from bi-lateral to cleared OTC markets … Continue Reading
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