Understanding the Costs of Clearing, Margining and Collateral Management at Derivatives Trading Forum

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  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) June 01, 2013 - Legal experts have predicted that a Bloomberg challenge to proposed rules from the CFTC could prove pivotal in determining the success of sweeping new reforms to the US derivatives market. Bloomberg, which is planning to launch an Swap Execution Facility (SEF) to protect the revenues they currently make from facilitating bilateral trades, is claiming that the CFTC has created an uneven playing field by making it far more expensive to trade and clear derivatives on an SEF than on an exchange; this is because the margin that must be posted against an SEF-traded product could be up to five times greater than against the equivalent exchange-traded swap future.

    Bloomberg says the CFTC's rules threaten the viability of SEFs as trading firms would simply switch to futures exchanges, where similar products would be cheaper to trade.
    What is the impact of the new regulations on costs and margining? How advanced are margin regulations for uncleared swaps?
    Should Derivatives Clearing Organizations (DCOs) have the power to establish liquidation times for certain products?
    Will recent OTC clearing initiatives result in the reduction or increase of the counterparty risk exposure?
    How real are the benefits of cross-margining? Will or should clients clear futures and OTC derivatives with the same firm?
    Will the rise of collateral requirements impact sourcing eligible collateral and collateral's availability?

    These questions will be debated at Tech2Trade Expo 2013's Derivatives Trading Forum 2013 (http://www.DerivativesTradingForum.com), this July 30 in New York City, September 18 in London., October 8 in Chicago, October 24 in Singapore and November 21 in Frankfurt.

    "Global Implementation of Regulatory Reform in the $640 Trillion OTC Derivatives Market" is the theme of Derivatives Trading Forum 2013, forum that will provide attendees in New York City, London., Chicago, Singapore and Frankfurt with the answers to all their questions on how to successfully navigate the new regulatory landscape for over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivatives, devise profit-increasing strategies to enhance the performance of their trading desks and anticipate further developments in the industry. Recognized experts, regulators, and strategists, will return to Derivatives Trading Forum 2013 to provide the information practitioners are looking for in an open and unbiased environment, highly conducive to the most efficient and effective networking.

    Derivatives Trading Forum 2013, co-located with and High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 and Hedge Funds Leaders Forum 2013, is produced by Golden Networking (http://www.goldennetworking.net), the premier networking community for business executives, entrepreneurs and investors. Panelists, speakers and sponsors are invited to download our Information Package or contact Golden Networking directly by calling +1-414-FORUMS0 or sending an email to info ( @ ) goldennetworking dot net.

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