Higher capital requirements for banking organizations have significant impacts on the ability of banks to provide clearing services for their customers. We are working with regulators to promote risk-reducing effects of clearing while at the same time, preserve a strong and diverse community of clearing firms.

  • FIA joins other trade associations in industry response to second Basel consultation on cryptoassets

    FIA also files a supplemental letter urging regulators not to penalise client clearing.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.