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Forex Market

Global FX Scandal

The thought for this post was triggered by the Foreign Exchange Committee sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The Committee has recently observed in its 2014 March 26th meeting that order handling, hedging, disclosure policies...
Packaged Transactions

Packaged trades – The renewed focus

Packaged trades are very much in news these days. One of our readers wanted to know what these trades are and why the focus on them now. Hence this write up Packaged trades are products that provide flexibility to trade transactions. They are...
EMIR

Trade Repositories under European Market Infrastructure Regulation

Trade Repositories under European Markets Infrastructure Regulation will shortly become a reality once the European Securities and Markets Authority approves the registration application made by multiple trade repository aspirants.  European...
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Banking scenario and regulatory impacts in UK

I was trying to look at the prevailing banking scenario in the United Kingdom. I was surprised to note that the banks in UK have been undergoing considerable changes and challenges necessitated by the environment. I felt that under these circumstances,...
Bankers' Pay and Bonus

Pay and Bonus – Investment banking and evolving regulations

These times are very difficult times for our investment banks. The markets are not moving and most of the time they are hostile. There is no growth in major economies and they make these dull markets. Making money in such markets is very difficult. The...
Hedge Funds

DFA and Hedge fund regulation

Title IV of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act makes numerous changes to the registration and reporting and recordkeeping requirements of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. Among these is the requirement that advisers...
Payment Clearing and Settlement

DFA and Framework for payment, clearing and settlement regulation,

Title VIII of the Dodd-Frank Act, titled the “Payment, Clearing, and Settlement Supervision Act of 2010,” was enacted to mitigate systemic risk in the financial system and to promote financial stability, in part, through enhanced supervision...
Card Interchange Fees

DFA and Regulation of interchange fees

The Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (The Dodd Frank Act) was enacted on July 21, 2010. Section 1075 of the Dodd Frank Act amends the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA) by adding a new section 920 regarding debit card...
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DFA and Skin in the game for securitization market

Asset backed securities are created by buying and bundling loans – such as residential mortgage loans, commercial loans or student loans – and creating securities backed by those assets, which are then sold to investors. Often such a bundle...
Living wills

DFA and Living Wills (funeral plans)

Section 165(d) of Dodd Frank Act requires each non bank financial company or bank holding company with consolidated assets of $ 50 billion or more to submit periodically a plan for their rapid and orderly resolution in the event of material...