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  • FIA responds to proposed changes to EU Capital Requirements Regulation

    FIA's response focuses on the uncertainty that the proposed new segregation condition brings for banks’ ability to offset initial margin for the purposes of calculating the exposure value under the leverage ratio framework for derivatives.

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  • FIA outlines clearing capital challenges and portability improvements in comments to CPMI & IOSCO

    FIA has responded to a consultation by the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI), and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) on client clearing access and portability of positions in the event of a default.

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  • FIA, other trades comment on Basel consultation on cryptoassets

    FIA joined five trade associations in a response to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s consultative document on the prudential treatment of cryptoassets. The associations support BCBS’s decision to engage in an iterative approach to the prudential treatment of cryptoassets. However, the associations emphasize the need to provide clarity for the banks as the client demand grows.

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  • FIA responds to second FCA consultation on UK regulation for MiFID investment firms

    On 28 May 2021, FIA responded to the second FCA consultation on a new UK prudential regime for MiFID investment firms (CP21/7).

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  • FIA supports 12 month extension to QCPP transitional period

    FIA has responded to the European Commission’s consultation on the Implementing Regulation to extend the qualifying central counterparty (QCCP) transitional period under the Capital Requirements Regulation II (CRR). FIA fully supports the extension, which will avoid disruption to international financial markets.

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  • FIA PTG supports Cboe voluntary compression service for market makers

    In a letter filed with the SEC today, the FIA Principal Traders Group (FIA PTG) supported the Cboe's Proposal to add another compression tool.

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  • FIA comments on the implementation of Basel standards

    On 30 April 2021, FIA submitted a response to the UK Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) consultation on the implementation of Basel standards (CP5/21).

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  • FIA issues white paper on the impact of pandemic volatility on CCP margin requirements

    FIA today released a white paper that examines the dramatic increase in margin requirements at derivatives clearinghouses during the first quarter of 2020 due to increased market volatility related to the pandemic.

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  • FIA Legal Opinions Primer

    If you are an experienced user of FIA legal opinions, new to the world of FIA netting and other legal opinions for regulatory capital purposes or just curious as to why FIA maintains a library of legal opinions, then this FIA webinar where experts from Clifford Chance LLP and FIA explain the types of legal opinions that FIA maintains, their structure and purpose in the context of regulatory capital requirements is for you.

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  • FIA Responds to EBA on draft regulatory technical standards under IFR

    FIA has responded to the EBA consultation on draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) related to implementation of a new prudential regime for investment firms in the EU.

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