Comment Letter to the House of Lords Responding to Call for Evidence on Ensuring Safe and Sound Derivatives Markets

February 01, 2010

From: MFA, John G. Gaine


Robert Whiteway, House of Lords
Hadia Choudhury, House of Lords

House of Lords, European Union Sub-Committee A, call for evidence, European Commission, EU, EC, over-the-counter derivatives, OTC derivatives, hedge funds, risk management, capital flows, financial institution, institutional investors, bankruptcy, foreign currencies, interest rates, counterparty risks, International Swaps and Derivatives Association, ISDA, liquidity, capital markets, credit default swaps, CDS, operational risk, counterparty default risk, systemic risk, physical settlement, dealers, buy-side firms, mark-to-market margin, variation margin, upfront margin, initial margin, netting, transparency, Europe, auction-based settlement, Big Bang Protocol, CCP, segregation, customer collateral, financial crisis, cleraing, standardized derivatives, central counterparties, central clearing, swap dealers, capital charges, trade repositories, market stability, position limits, market integrity, margin charges, disclosure requirements, commodities, Committee on European Securities Regulators, CESR, bilateral non-cleared derivatives transactions