Belchambers to leave FOA

Anthony Belchambers is to step down as chief executive of the Futures and Options Association (FOA) after more than two decades at the helm of the organisation, which represents firms engaged in derivatives trading.

Posted on: 13 Jan, 2014
Posted in: People Moves

Regulators could ask CCPs to lower fees if small firms are priced out of clearing

Regulators could encourage central counterparty clearing houses (CCPs) to reduce clearing fees charged to small to mid-sized buy-side firms, including hedge funds, if these organisations are priced out of the OTC derivatives markets, it has been s

Posted on: 26 Jun, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Smaller funds most at risk if mid-tier PBs ditch clearing businesses

Smaller buy-side firms trading swaps could potentially be shut out of OTC markets as a growing number of prime brokers increasingly question the risk-reward ratio of acting as clearing members, it has been warned.

Posted on: 30 May, 2012
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