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  1. Buy side attacks Isda early termination protocol

    It preserves an end-user's right to close out contracts with a defaulting counterparty, while placing temporary restrictions on cross-default rights with respect to a failing bank's non-defaulting affiliates and subsidiaries.

  2. "Europeans are the problem" in CCP oversight standoff

    CME Group's Cutinho agreed, saying that they have placed their capital close to the head of the risk waterfall, immediately behind the capital of the defaulting counterparty and junior to non-defaulting parties to align interests.

  3. Netting problems will restrict pension funds, FCMs warn

    I am not actually aware of a pension plan defaulting on swaps because of bankruptcy. The ruling removed one potential obstacle to the use of a defaulting client's collateral. Lawyers struggle to remember cases in which a pension fund has defaulted...

  4. US bilateral margin rules: a hit parade of horrors

    It sounds sensible enough, but the international and EU versions of the rules prevent initial margin being pledged, re-hypothecated or otherwise reused, and also say the collateral must be "immediately available" to the collecting firm in the...

  5. Deadline looms for Isda group on resolution protocol

    The MPOR represents the length of time regulators believe it would take a bank to exit a portfolio of trades with a defaulting counterparty - the longer the MPOR, the longer the surviving dealer's exposure can grow, with no collateral coming in...

  6. SEO in 2014: How to Prepare for Google's 2014 Algorithm Updates

    But defaulting to so-called "gray hat" tactics no longer works. It has been an incredibly eventful year in terms of updates from Google. Major 2013 changes included further releases of Penguin and Panda, Hummingbird taking flight, and the shift...

  7. Blog SMO Guide: How to Apply Social Media Optimization to Your Blog in 33 Steps

    Be sure to leverage configuration options for defaulting title, description, image thumbnail, and Twitter username when available. SMO can be applied to blogging, microblogging (social status updates), product pages, email, and more.

  8. Questioning collateral

    But even if they didn’t own that much of their own sovereign bonds, if that sovereign started defaulting, then obviously their spreads would have to be at least as wide as the sovereigns and they wouldn’t be able to look to it for potential...

  9. Isda backs settlement process during crisis

    He noted that the past seven months had seen large firms and a major dealer collapse, European and sovereign credit entities defaulting, as well as multiple simultaneous credit events occurring on widely traded entities.

  10. Fiscal strain poses challenges for monolines

    Although the financial crisis has led to concern over the possible default of municipal entities, Smith said that the fears are unfounded: "Municipalities have a strong history of not defaulting under a variety of economic scenarios, including the...

  11. JP Morgan raises Bear Stearns offer to $1.18 billion after shareholder unrest

    If your prime broker ends up defaulting, that could mean all of your derivatives contracts currently out there would be terminated, along with potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in margin you've posted being frozen, which can be very...