The Future of Central Clearing: Maximizing capital and cost efficiency through an integrated cross-product CCP clearing service (Eurex Clearing)

April 2014

KEYWORDS: bonds, capital requirements, CCP, central clearing, central counterparties, clearing, Equity markets, European Union, G20, Global, market participants, Oliver Wyman, OTC derivatives, regulatory reform, securities lending, swaps


Oliver Wyman

  • Eurex Clearing


This study reviews the regulations impacting derivative and securities financing markets; it highlights the resulting shifts in clearing models and economics and gauges the cost-saving potential of integrated cross-product clearing in client case studies, based on analysis and calculations conducted by Oliver Wyman. The study focuses on capital and cost differentials in the id-term, assuming the new regulations will be implemented with a view to incentivizing the use of central clearing in order to support the G20 agenda.

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