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.
CPMI-IOSCO discussion paper on non-default losses welcomed by FIA
FIA welcomes a recent discussion paper on practices used by central counterparties to address non-default losses, such as losses from cyberattacks or system outages.CONTINUE READING
FIA publishes whitepaper on role of clearing firms in futures markets
FIA has published a whitepaper on the role of clearing firms in futures markets as a tool to help public sector stakeholders better understand how these important intermediaries support safe and efficient capital markets worldwide.CONTINUE READING
Derivatives industry supports more transparency in margin models
At a panel on margin-related issues at the International Derivatives Expo, experts agreed that cleared derivatives market participants would all benefit from greater transparency in clearinghouse margin models.CONTINUE READING
FIA joins response to FSB and CPMI-IOSCO on CCP recovery and resolution
FIA, along with the International Swaps and Derivatives Association and the Institute of International Finance have commented on CCP recovery and resolution issues in response to a consultation paper published by the Financial Stability Board, the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures of the Bank for International Settlements and the International Organization of Securities Commissions.CONTINUE READING