OTC trading platform of the year: i-Swap

Risk awards 2012

K Nolan
Kieron Nolan

It has been 28 months since the Group of 20 nations called for standardised over-the-counter derivatives to be traded on exchanges or electronic platforms – but firms hoping to run an approved trading venue are still in the dark about the criteria they need to meet. Arguably the biggest question facing these new platforms – which have been dubbed swap execution facilities (Sefs) and organised trading facilities (OTFs) in US and European legislation, respectively – is the type of trading they can

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