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Rob Daly

Industry Questions Reg SCI's Effectiveness After SEC Vote

Investment market participants still doubt that the new system risk rule will have any impact in a complex and far-reaching global market structure.

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TeraExchange Selects Custodian for Bitcoin SEF

Traders who are involved in the bitcoin market are now getting the ability to collateralize their derivatives trades.

As Clearing Issues Grow Costly, the Buyside is Pushing Back

Trading firms are urging smaller banks to offer services and demanding uniform post-trade data.

What Changes is the Buyside Adapting to in the OTC Derivatives Market?

Traders recently spoke with Steve Grob, director of group strategy for Fidessa, a U.K.-based software and trading systems service provider, and asked him changes he was seeing in the OTC derivatives market.

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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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