Central counterparties are a crucial element of resilient derivatives markets. As such, one of FIA's top priorities is protecting CCPs through assessing potential risks and ensuring our markets can function in an orderly and transparent fashion even in times of stress.
Explore FIA's Exchange Risk Controls Repository
FIA is building and maintaining a central repository of exchange-provided risk controls and practices in global cleared derivatives markets for the exclusive use of FIA members. In consultation with member firms, we developed a survey that helps provide greater transparency and facilitates risk-control benchmarking for global brokers, clearing firms, trading firms and commercial and institutional traders. This convenient centralized source of information about exchange risk controls makes it easier for firms to expand the range of markets that they use around the world.
Associations publish papers on client participation in CCP auctions and CCP auction governance
FIA, CCP12, the European Association of CCP Clearing Houses, and ISDA, together with client associations, the FIA Principal Traders Group and the Managed Funds Association, have developed and published papers focused on client participation in a CCP default auction, governance of CCP default management processes and the role of default management groupsCONTINUE READING
FIA makes recommendations on circuit breakers
The current energy crisis has been driving prices of natural gas to record levels, impacting households and businesses. The European Commission has reacted by tasking the European Securities and Market Authorities to review different areas of the market, including the use of circuit breakers by energy trading venues. In a letter to ESMA and the European Commission, FIA makes recommendations and emphasizes controls should not be used to cap prices.CONTINUE READING