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David Weisberger

50 Shades of Compliance

RegOne's David Weisberger talks about the current conflict of interest in the current equity market structure where the exchanges can act as their own regulators.

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If OTC Derivative Clearing Dispute Resolves, Could Volume & Liquidity Greatly Increase?

Phil Matricardi, a manager at Sapient Global Markets, discusses the current OTC derivative clearing impasse and what effects could be seen should the current stalemate be resolved.

What's Causing the Delays in New OTC Derivatives Rules?

Virginie O'Shea of Aite Group reveals the delays in regulatory framework for OTC Derivative Market that is causing increased cost and risk.

Buyside Forced to Avoid Central Counterparty Regulatory Gridlock

The ongoing dispute between regulators in the U.S. and the European Union (EU) continues to hobble clearing operations in the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market, forcing buyside firms to look for a way around the gridlock and increasing concentration levels among remaining central counterparties.

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Guide to Correspondent Clearing Firms

A guide to correspondent clearing firms as presented by Clearing Quarterly & Directory.

Demystifying Dodd-Frank

Commissioner Scott O'Malia of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is on a mission. He says the process of writing new over-the-counter derivative contract rules needs more transparency. Over the past year he has repeatedly called for more roundtables and public comment on how rules are written. Why is this important? Because these rules, among other things, will determine which OTC derivative contracts must go through a clearing process and which ones can continue to use the old bilateral, dealer-to-dealer model.

OCC Sees Record Clearing Levels

The Chicago-based Options Clearing Corp., the largest equities derivative clearing firm, saw record clearing volumes in the first month of 2014.

Brown Exits Omgeo, Arthus Steps In

Longtime Omgeo CEO and president Marianne Brown has stepped down from the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. subsidiary and will be replaced by Paula Sausville Arthus.

SunGard's Cloud STP for Alternative Investments

Hedge fund managers, private equity firms and fund administrators looking to manage incoming and outgoing alternative investment data now have a cloud-based choice from SunGard.

ICE Trade Vault: 4.5M

IntercontinentalExchange Group's Trade Vault Europe, its European trade repository, processed roughly 4.5 million trades across energy, agricultural commodities, metals, credit, interest rates and equity derivatives its first day.

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