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.
FIA announces Cyber Risk Taskforce at CFTC meeting
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission held a meeting of its Market Risk Advisory Committee on March 8, and the recent cyber-attack on one of the industry's technology service providers was one of the main topics of discussion. FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken, one of the speakers invited to address this issue, described FIA's role in the industry's response to the attack and announced the formation of a Cyber Risk Taskforce to examine the longer-term implications for cleared derivatives markets.CONTINUE READING
FIA responds to Eurex consultation on the implementation of the second skin in the game
While FIA and its members have been strong advocates for a SSITG, Eurex's intention to reduce the first SITG by 28% as part of the implementation is “opposed to the spirit of the new recovery and resolutions regulations and what the industry has been pushing for the past few years.”CONTINUE READING
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
Clearing rules for energy markets in focus at Expo
Panelists discuss EU measures to tackle energy crisisCONTINUE READING