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ISDA Caught Up in EU Probe of Credit-Default Swap Data

The International Swaps & Derivatives Association, a financial industry derivatives group, is being probed as part of a European Union antitrust investigation into how data on credit derivatives is shared. Regulators found “indications that ISDA may have been involved in a coordinated … Continue reading

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Collateral Damage

Of all the regulatory changes that have been proposed or implemented, the biggest potential game changer for the OTC derivatives markets are the collateral requirements that will now be imposed on all derivatives transactions. Collateralization is, to be sure, common … Continue reading

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The Situation in the Hellenic Republic Is Still Evolving

Once again, the ISDA has issued a decision that a Greek credit event has not occurred with the inclusion of retroactive “collective-action clauses (CAC) in its sovereign debt. Standard & Poor’s cut Greece’s credit rating to SD (Selective Default) over … Continue reading

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Xtranormal Explains the European Union Bailout

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Although the situation in Europe is even worse than portrayed here ($4 trillion Euros needed instead of $1 trillion), this video actually covers several valid points. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X20motVq-W8 Aliens are probably the only salvation for the EU at this point. Why … Continue reading

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