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As the commitments around OTC trading made by the G20 in 2009 begin to manifest themselves in the form of regulation, demands on institutions to report transactions to their relevant monitoring authorities increase.  In the past this has been a relatively simple and straightforward process, however, these more stringent regulations require a new approach to achieve compliance.

REFORM for OTC derivatives markets regulation in Hong Kong

Pdf version of solution sheet >> Introduction The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) have issued a joint consultation paper on their proposals to regulate the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market in Hong Kong.  The consultation paper is a response to global efforts to enhance regulation of the OTC derivatives markets after the global financial crisis in late 2008. The proposals affect: locally-incorporated banks overseas banks with a Hong Kong branch brokers investment …

Collateral management – panel discussion

“View from the top”: collateral panel with Securities Lending Times – September 2011, Ben Wilkie, Editor How has collateral management and optimisation developed over recent years, and what are the trends for the future? Lombard Risk collateral specialist Martin Wingate shares his views in the Securities Lending Times panel discussion.   Read the SLT collateral management panel’s views

August 24, 2011

A Practical Guide To Collateral Management In The OTC Derivatives Market

This book, written and edited by the Lombard Risk Management Team, is the first of its kind on the market and it is aimed at collateral management professionals in the OTC derivatives markets. It is a guide to the key topics involved in establishing and running a collateral management function and is clear, comprehensive and practical. Buy The Book Here

Energy Sector Credit Risk Collaterization

China’s demand for fuel has been credited in political and business circles for maintaining high fuel mineral and basic commodity prices. Chinese corporations have engaged in a worldwide shopping spree for energy assets and now hold energy interest in 44 different countries. In addition, overall expectations for energy demand indicate a continued rise with OPEC announcing their anticipated growth increase of 1.8% in 2006. The increased presence of hedge funds participating in the energy markets has been noticeable – here …

Proactive Collateral Management White Paper

Enterprise Wide Collateral Management has become an important part of creating a successful collateral management program, particularly in larger organizations with diverse trading portfolios. This article outlines the advantages that can be gained from true Enterprise Wide Collateral Management. Proactive Collateral Management White Paper pdf

Lepus Collateral Management White Paper

Why collateral management? – The business case is robust. Not only does holding collateral reduce credit risk, it releases credit lines, improves price competitiveness, and allows firms to trade with those outside their normal credit parameters, expanding customer base. Lepus Collateral Management White Paper pdf