SEO News


  1. Learning to Carry Your SEO Baggage

    Even if you’ve given up those practices now, like that protest that got a little out of hand in college.the arrest record stays with you and so does the potential effect of low-quality links. Everybody’s got baggage.

  2. Stop! Before You Fire Anyone, Try These Proven Tips for Handling Difficult SEO Clients

    You’ll need to do more of these kickboxing classes regularly — over a period of time — to see any effect. Struggling with those oh-so-very-special clients who wreak havoc on your sanity and make you want to rip your hair out.

  3. FSB delays designation of systemic reinsurers

    Since the FSB says that a revised assessment methodology would not take effect until 2016, this means the current methodology will still be used for designations in 2015. IAIS assessment methodology under fire again for lack of clarity

  4. Dealers fret over NSFR impact on equities

    It is a one-year stress effect," says a London-based liquidity source at a UK bank. Basel Committee ignores calls to protect market in new funding rules Banks fear that a number of standard equity markets practices – ranging from futures hedging to...

  5. New frontloading flap over €8bn clearing threshold

    On the day the rules take effect – a moving target – derivatives users have to know whether the previous three months of trading leaves them above an €8 billion notional threshold, which implies they may need to start monitoring their trades as...

  6. Insurers slowly getting to grips with central clearing

    The new regime is brought into effect by parts of the Dodd-Frank legislation in the US and by the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (Emir) in Europe, and promises a fundamental readjustment of practice in the area of collateral management.

  7. UBS stays firm despite commodities downturn

    New guidelines from the European Securities and Markets Authority that came into effect in February 2014 restrict how commodity fund managers manage their investment portfolio. UBS wins the commodities house of the year award

  8. Nationwide: ABS markets need more than warm words

    The dark clouds surrounding ABS instruments also have an effect from an issuer's perspective. "There does seem to be this sense in which covered bonds are innocent until proven guilty" At first glance, the European version of Basel III's liquidity...

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

    When the regime takes effect in December 2015, market participants are expecting to be given a clean slate, with margining only required for non-cleared trades executed after that date. Rules requiring margin to be exchanged on non-cleared swaps...

  10. Industry confronts hard choices in CCP recovery debate

    If a defaulter stops meeting variation margin calls, all it would mean is everybody on the other side of the market getting, in effect, a haircut of 100%. It is, as CPMI-Iosco notes, "equivalent in its effect to closure or wind-down of the CCP...

  11. The changing face of UK retail structured products

    Others claim regulation has not had a huge effect on the nature of products offered to retail investors. When asked what has driven the change of issuers in the UK structured products market, no two individuals offer quite the same answer - but...

  12. Markit venture is first casualty of US swap flop

    Markit has told Risk it is closing its pre-trade credit-checking hub with immediate effect, citing slack trading volume on US swap execution facilities (Sefs) and particularly the failure of large-scale limit order book trading to take off.

  13. Swiss trade bodies issue new transparency guidelines

    They will come into effect on March 1, 2015, replacing the SBA's 2007 version of the rules. SSPA and SBA update rules on fees and prospectuses The Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) and the Swiss Structured Products Association (SSPA) have issued...

  14. Esma discusses AIFMD prime segregation today

    Abbie Bell, partner at law firm Dechert, says: "If, going forward, custodians are required to segregate European Union (EU) AIFs from all other assets, including other client assets, we would expect this to require a change in prime brokers...