Charting New Territory: Buy-Side Readiness for Swaps Reforms – Key Takeaways (State Street)

July 2012

KEYWORDS: Liquidity, swaps, OTC derivatives, buy-side firm, Hedge Fund Regulation, CCP, central counterparties, regulatory arbitrage, Hedge Fund Performance, major swap participant, swap dealer, reporting requirements, clearing, broker-dealer, margin, assets under management, AUM, asset managers, hedge funds, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, Italy

Authors:

State Street

Organizations:
  • State Street

Summary:
Global derivatives regulations have reshaped the financial industry and the environment in which over-the-counter derivatives are originated and traded. The ramifications for market buy-side investors are profound. State Street recently commissioned the TABB Group to conduct a study of the marketplace and assess how buy-side investors are adapting to the new regulatory standards.

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