All content marked as Clearing and Collateral

  1. Initial Margin & Variation Margin for OTC Derivatives

    11th August 2017 2:28 pm – Service

    Outline In March 2017 Variation Margin (VM) requirements for non-cleared derivatives went live. Counterparts entering into any non-cleared derivative trades with a notional value of $500k+ must agree and exchange VM bi-laterally daily. Initial Margin requirements are a little more complicated with a phased approach to implementation based on the outstanding notional amount of overall […]

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  2. Buy-side clearing and collateral strategy

    19th August 2015 6:13 pm – Service

    Buy-side firms from investment managers to pension funds, insurance firms, corporate treasuries to hedge funds, will variously be impacted by regulations related to mandatory clearing and margining of non-cleared derivatives. Even though mandatory dates have moved out, firms may need to adopt clearing earlier for economic reasons. Each firm needs a clearing and collateral strategy […]

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