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  • FIA submits comments to the OSE and TOCOM consultation on the introduction of derivatives holiday trading

    On 15 June, 2021, FIA responded to proposals on the “Introduction of Derivatives Holiday Trading” issued by Osaka Exchange, Inc. (OSE) and Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc. (TOCOM) (together, the “Exchange”).

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  • Enhancing the clearing ecosystem: post trade processing and clearing

    FIA Operations presents a panel on Post Trade Processing and Clearing. In this webinar, our panelists guide us through a discussion exploring the lifecycle of a trade, including the operational nuances of Give-up, Average Pricing, and Allocation processes, as we look to enhance our clearing ecosystem for 2021 and beyond.

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  • FIA and ISDA respond to HM Treasury’s CCP resolution consultation

    Members of FIA and ISDA welcome HM Treasury’s proposals for an expanded resolution regime for UK central counterparties, which, due to the UK’s active participation and contributions, are mostly in line with international guidelines and are closely aligned with the EU’s CCP recovery and resolution framework.

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  • CCP12, EACH, FIA and ISDA publish a paper to address CPMI/IOSCO category 1 topics

    In the report “Central counterparty default management auctions – Issues for consideration", the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) and the Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) described issues for further industry work to consider the design and conduct of default management auctions. This paper, developed by CCP12, EACH, FIA, and ISDA, addresses several terminology and operational issues where there is broad industry consensus to support further development.

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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 and ISDA respond to European Commission's consultation on FRANDT requirements

    FIA and ISDA responded to the European Commission (EC)’s consultation on the draft Delegated Act and accompanying Annex to specify the conditions under which the commercial terms for clearing services for OTC derivatives are to be considered to be fair, reasonable, non-discriminatory and transparent (FRANDT).

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  • Joint trades letter to the EC regarding implementation of the CSDR Settlement Discipline Regime

    On 11 March 2021, FIA and 14 trade associations representing a wide range of stakeholders in the European and global financial markets wrote to the European Commission and ESMA raising concerns about the implementation of the mandatory buy-in requirement under the EU’s CSDR Settlement Discipline Regime.

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  • FIA letter to President Biden highlights priorities and opportunities

    On behalf of FIA's membership, we wish you all the success as you begin your work as the 46th President of the United States. Policies affecting financial markets are sure to feature prominently in your agenda, particularly in light of the recent volatility in securities markets.

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  • European Commission urged to issue equivalence determinations before end of transition period

    On 30 November, FIA jointly with ISDA, AIMA, AFME, ICI Global, EBF and EFAMA submitted a letter recommending the European Commission to issue equivalence determinations under EMIR Art 2a before the end of the transition period, in order to ensure that EU firms can benefit from treatment similar to that available to firms established in the UK, avoiding unintended consequences that would have an impact on their risk management or investment activities.

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  • FIA supports ASX default management proposals

    In recent comments to an ASX consultation on default management issues, FIA’s members are strongly in favour of consultations with a CCP’s wider membership on default management arrangements.

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