By Tom Riesack and Ute Herzog In the ‘new normal’ of highly regulated financial markets, corporate treasurers are feeling the reverberations in their daily activities. Corporates are using swaps to hedge their commercial risks, stemming from currency, interest and commodity price exposure. To mitigate such risks treasurers have a wholeRead More
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Meet Joe. Joe is a swaps trader within a small institution that has a straightforward hedging strategy at both the micro and macro level. Being a price-taker, Joe has built and maintained broker relationships that enable him to easily get a swap priced at an acceptable level provided counterparty limitsRead More
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act represent a significant step-change in the global financial services regulatory structure. Some of the provisions associated with Dodd-Frank present both technological and supervisory implications for those firms engaged in swaps activities. As a consequence of this shift in the regulatory landscape,Read More