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

July 2012

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

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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