With the debate about 'a 'trade at' proposal in the Small Tick Pilot program raging on, one executive talks about what should be in the actual pilot and what its goal should be - widening spreads or better relating tick sizes to prevailing spreads.
Does the future of dark pools lie in the hands of the buyside and not the brokers?
The ISDA announced the publication of a new position paper that sets out a proposed recovery and continuity framework for central counterparties (CCPs), should one default.
Misys announced it has added connectivity to the Depository Trust Clearing Corp, aiding traders the option of multiple repositories for their trades.
Davis Polk explores the CFTC's emerging exemptive program and discusses the significant implications that it will have for clearinghouses and swap market participants throughout the world.
A guide to correspondent clearing firms as presented by Clearing Quarterly & Directory.
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.
The Chicago-based Options Clearing Corp., the largest equities derivative clearing firm, saw record clearing volumes in the first month of 2014.
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.
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.
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.