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  • Pension Management October 17, 2014

    Pension Transfers Gaining

    The argument for transfers to insurers just keeps gaining strength.

    Two more large corporations have decided to transfer their pension plans and the attendant obligations to a major life insurance company, a move that has become increasingly popular in the wake of accounting, regulatory changes, and volatile securities markets. Read More

  • Risk Management October 17, 2014

    European Junk Investors Get the Vapors

    Fitch says institutions are worried about refinancing risks as spreads widen. 

    European investors are increasingly worried about high-yield issuers’ refinancing risk, according to Fitch’s third-quarter investor survey. The rating firm found that 36 percent of fixed income investors with a total of EUR7.1 trillion of assets under management said high-yield issuers face the biggest challenges over the next 12... Read More

  • Regulatory Watch October 15, 2014

    Regulator Seeks Foreign Aid on Clearing

    CFTC looks to ESMA for advice on NDF clearing. 

    Debating whether to propose a clearing mandate for nondeliverable forwards (NDFs), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently met with industry representatives from the US and Europe who raised concerns about fragmentation and higher costs.

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  • Regulatory Watch October 14, 2014

    Making Disclosures Easier

    SEC looks to streamline disclosures but may add new ones.

    The Securities and Exchange Commission’s project to revise securities disclosures aims to reduce redundancies and companies’ related costs, and it may provide them with greater discretion over the types of information disclosed. But there's rub: it may also require companies to make new disclosures. Read More

  • Investment Management October 10, 2014

    Tailored SDPs Getting a Boost From Corporate Demand

    Mid-sized corporates’ specific needs are giving single-dealer FX platforms a leg up.

    An analysis by TabbForum on the relative liquidity of multi-dealer FX platforms vs. single-dealer platforms shows that both are needed. However, the rise of mid-size corporate trading has been a leg up for single-dealer platforms with multiple, tailored interfaces are gaining market share. Read More

  • Regulatory Watch October 9, 2014

    Swap Termination Agreement Only Half the Battle

    TBTF banks’ failure to rationalize and consolidate legal entities remains the key problem.

    The meeting this coming weekend to finalize an agreement among 18 major swap dealers to wait 48 hours before terminating swaps and demanding collateral from a bankrupt TBTF bank is being hailed as a good step in the right direction. However, some corporate and buy-side swap market participants feel the two-day delay will not... Read More

  • Regulatory Watch October 8, 2014

    Currency Hedges Could Face Central Clearing Soon

    CFTC meeting this week to determine if some NDFs must be cleared.

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is meeting on October 9 to determine if non-deliverable forwards in 12 currencies should be centrally cleared. The NDFs in question include China’s yuan, Korea’s won and Brazil’s real. 

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