In this final "Tales from the Dark Side," Greenwich's Craig Viani examines how venue proliferation has driven the need for algo aggregation, and brought to light the challenges in accessing non-displayed liquidity via an intermediary.
Is the approved SEC Tick Size Pilot Program meet your expectations for what it should be?
- It was a good compromise
- The SEC should start over
Would additional derivative clearing organization contributions significantly mitigate members loses if the five or six largest clearinghouse members defaulted simultaneously? Traders contributor Rob Daly looks at this unlikely but possible scenario.
The U.S. and Europe are going to find a way to get along, at least when it comes to regulating clearinghouses meant to protect financial markets, according to London Stock Exchange Group Plcs chief executive officer.
Nomura Holdings Inc. will no longer act as a middleman to allow clients to guarantee their swap trades with a clearinghouse, the latest bank to exit the business as new rules increase risks and costs in the $630 trillion market.
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.