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Embedded Derivatives: From Irritant to Major Concern

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econ and currency

Explaining FX to the Board? Less Is Greater Than More

You want to give less but be prepared for more when walking the fine line of reporting to the board.

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Poor FX Exposure Visibility Hurts

Lack of automation for FX exposures hinders treasury from playing a more strategic role.

Regulatory Watch / Treasury Management

Regulatory Watch: Margin Proposal: Death Knell for OTC Derivatives?

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August 03, 2012

A proposal from the BCBS and IOSCO would impose significant new costs on trades that are not centrally cleared.

The relief felt by treasurers last month when the Commodity Futures Trading Commission finally approved the end user exemption to central clearing of derivatives may have been premature. The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the International Organization of Securities Commissioners recently issued a proposal that would impose significant operational costs on exempt organizations that trade OTC derivatives.
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