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  • FIA responds to HKEX consultation on position limits and open position reporting requirements

    FIA has responded to Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing’s consultation on proposed changes of position limits and large open position reporting requirements.

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  • FIA flags burdensome requirements in CFTC compliance officer reports

    FIA submitted a comment letter to the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission questioning the need for certain types of information that must be included in the annual reports filed by the chief compliance officers of firms registered with the CFTC.

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  • FIA responds to UK’s call for evidence on Green Finance Strategy

    FIA has responded to the UK government’s call for evidence to support its update of the Green Finance Strategy. The response stresses the need for well-balanced, principle-based regulation that complements and encourages market innovation. It also highlights new products as a potential growth area to support the transition to a low-carbon economy.

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  • FIA responds to SFC consultation on Position Limit Regime changes

    FIA has responded to the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission’s consultation on changes to the Position Limit Regime. The response acknowledges that greater transparency can benefit the industry but stresses that benefits should be commensurate with the resources needed to meet these requirements.

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  • FIA responds to European Commission’s CSDR review proposal

    FIA and ISDA have submitted a joint response to the European Commission’s legislative proposal to review the Central Securities Depositories Regulation, in particular with respect to reforms of the mandatory buy-in regime (MBI) under Article 7 CSDR.

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  • FIA submits comments to CTFC on request regarding FTX proposal on non-intermediated DCO model

    FIA has filed public comments with the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission in response to a request by FTX US Derivatives to amend its order of registration as a Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO) and allow it to modify its existing non-intermediated model.

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  • 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.

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  • FIA responds to ASX Consultation on proposed changes to the ASX Recovery Rules

    On 11 February, ASX issued its “Consultation on proposed changes to the ASX Recovery Rules to allocate US settlement bank investment losses between the ASX CCPs and their clearing participants”. The propose changes seek to address the increased investment exposure of clearing members to US settlement banks due to the inclusion of variation margin exposures in ASX Clear (Futures) overnight (2 a.m.) margin calls.

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  • FIA responds to EU Commission on clearing review

    FIA recommends the European Commission takes into account international practices and continues the coordination of cross-border clearing and capital frameworks at an international level.

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  • FIA asks EC to expedite equivalence decisions of non-EU CCPs

    FIA has jointly with ISDA, AFME, EBF and EFAMA written to Commissioner Mairead McGuinness requesting that the European Commission expedite the review of clearing arrangements in as many non-EU jurisdictions as possible.

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