What can OTC Derivatives learn from Silvers crash last week?


A key objective of Dodd Frank has been to put in place regulations for the OTC derivatives markets, that will reduce systemic risk in the financial system. The mandatory use of Central Counterparty Clearing (CCP) for cleared products is key to that strategy.

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Single-Dealer Platforms: In depth coverage in e-Forex magazine


The July 2010 edition of e-FOREX magazine includes an excellent article “Special FX – building a new breed of trade execution platforms” – this touches on a whole variety of areas including multi-asset trading, increasing product complexity, connectivity and STP issues, whether lower latency is relevant or even achievable, the change in the relative use of multi-dealer and single-dealer platforms and the adoption of Web technologies and rich internet applications (RIAs) in single-dealer platforms.

All in eight pages – a really good read.

If you have a print copy of e-FOREX then turn to page 112 (page 114 of the digital edition and page 59 of the full PDF edition) and you’ll find that journalist Nicholas Pratt has encouraged Continue reading