Highlights from Isda's 2015 AGM

Risk.net's coverage of Isda's 30th annual general meeting

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Variety adds spice: Isda's 30th AGM has plenty of ground to cover

Click on the articles below for coverage of the 2015 Isda AGM, held on April 21–23 in Montreal. 

Banks struggle to make strategy calls as rules pile up
Interaction between some rules "very, very convex", says Deutsche exec

Basel lacks data to judge FRTB impact, critics claim
Proposed trading book rules are "nuts", says Ramambason of BNP Paribas

Massad: Sefs fear retaliation if they end name give-up
CFTC chair is "very concerned" by claims that firms are being shut out of Sefs

DE Shaw sees $65m swaps margin threshold as exposure cap
Hedge fund plans to share non-cleared swaps around to reduce trading costs

Isda: majority of swaps users believe market is fragmenting
Increased cost of hedging biggest concern cited in Isda survey of end-users

US vs EU CCP scrap may be settled by margin study
CFTC and EC analysis aims to end wrangle over merits of 1-day and 2-day margin rules

JP Morgan exec questions bond collateral double standard
CME applies 20% margin haircut for corporate debt while LCR hits banks with 50% cut

SEC's Piwowar: FSB "knows nothing" about insurance, asset mgt
SEC commissioner rejects idea of expanded role for FSB

CFTC may need to 'step in' to end MAT drought - Reinhart
Pimco derivatives counsel endorses review of Sef-expansion rules

RBC calls for ‘realism' on LCR definitions
Enforcing early compliance with the LCR will put Canadian banks at a competitive disadvantage, the chief financial officer of RBC has claimed

Scott O'Malia: time for a regulatory time out
Isda chief calls for a pause in rule-making to "fix the errors", as the association heads into its thirtieth annual general meeting

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