Regulation

Interview: Thomas Hoenig, FDIC

“They Need More Capital” The concept of risk sensitivity has been central to regulatory capital requirements since the rollout of Basel II, but Thomas Hoenig, vice-chairman of the FDIC, says risk-based capital measures have flaws. The primary focus should be on the leverage ratio, he tells IQ: ISDA Quarterly – and he believes bank capital levels need to be stronger ...

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Cross-border Challenges

The introduction of margining requirements for non-cleared derivatives is the last of the major G-20 derivatives reforms to be introduced, but cross-border issues are proving challenging Regulators haven’t had the greatest track record in recent times when it comes to cooperation, especially ...

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Reforming Reporting

Dual-sided reporting regimes adopted in some jurisdictions have proven costly and over-complex. Regulators should adopt a single entity-approach to improve access to data and allow for global harmonisation of reporting standards, ISDA and other industry associations argue Regulators now have more derivatives

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Snapshot of Asia-Pacific

Good progress has been made in implementing new regulatory reforms in Asia-Pacific, but the derivatives markets are braced for a new wave of clearing mandates, capital requirements ...

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Asia-Pacific: A Pragmatic Approach

Eric Litvack, managing director at Société Générale and ISDA chairman

Regulators across Asia have taken a cautious and practical approach to derivatives reform, but with each market pursuing its own objectives, further coordination may be needed to ...

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Interview: Masamichi Kono, JFSA

The Next Stage of Regulatory Reform A variety of new regulations has been rolled out since the financial crisis, covering derivatives reform and bank capital.

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Pushing for Harmonisation

A lack of harmonised data reporting rules has hampered the ability of regulators to aggregate trade data to monitor and assess systemic risk. IQ: ISDA Quarterly outlines the problems, and proposes some solutions It’s now more than six years since the Group-of-20 (G-20) nations gathered in Pittsburgh and agreed on

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Interview: Greg Medcraft, IOSCO/ASIC

Greg Medcraft, chairman of the International Organization of Securities Commissions and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, discusses IOSCO’s ...

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2016 Predictions: Regulation

Keith Bailey, Barclays; Steven Lofchie, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft; Darcy Bradbury, DE Shaw; Diane Genova, JPMorgan Chase

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