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Phase One

  1. Sef execution of package trades to be postponed

    CFTC staff have recommended extending the no-action relief previously provided in order to phase in the requirement to trade on Sefs swaps executed as part of certain package transactions – that is, transactions involving a swap that is required...

  2. Poor liquidity stalls long-dated Thai derivatives market

    The industry is working closely with the Office of Insurance Commission in the development of the second phase of RBC insurance regulations, known as RBC2, which impose lower capital requirements on firms that demonstrate risk reduction via market...

  3. In-depth introduction: Expected shortfall

    A welter of double-digit-billions trading losses in the opening phase of the financial crisis broke VAR, and the Basel Committee has since proposed it should be replaced with expected shortfall – seen as a better judge of tail risk.

  4. Industry confronts hard choices in CCP recovery debate

    If it becomes obvious that a CCP's standard default management procedures aren't working – that is, an auction has failed, or it can't find hedges – even then, we would like to see last resort options like forced tear-ups pursued within the...

  5. Industry picks holes in BCR proposals

    One alternative posited by Manulife is a methodology for insurance contracts under development by the International Accounting Standard Board (IASB) for International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 4, Phase II.

  6. Top 10 Skills That Separate Real UX Designers from Wannabes

    A critical output of this initial user research and problem definition phase is a well-articulated UX strategy. Task analysis is a key function of the problem definition phase and results in an optimized task analysis that depicts the task flow for...

  7. Google Reveals What New & Expectant Parents Search For

    Expectant and new parents are especially interested in 'weight,' whereas 'fever' is the top concern at the toddler phase. They can also use their device with one hand, baby in the other. This was backed up by Google's recent survey, which found...

  8. 3 Steps to Create Buyer Personas & Buyer Journeys to Kick-Start Your Content Strategy

    For example, in the Consideration phase, if you find that your buyers are comparing a couple of different companies or types of products, create a comparison chart so they can find all the information in one place instead of hunting around manually.