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2012-10-01 23:01:40

OpenLink´s suite of Dodd-Frank Regulatory Compliance Solutions to be expanded with Swap Data Reporting to DTCC New York (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 OpenLink Financial LLC (OpenLink), a leading provider of cross-asset trading, risk management and operations processing software solutions, announced plans to expand its suite of Dodd-Frank Regulatory Compliance solutions with The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation´s (DTCC) service for Swap Data Repository (SDR) reporting. This...

2012-09-26 06:26:17

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Javelin Capital Markets, an OTC derivatives execution platform, today announced that ION Trading, a premium provider of cross-asset class electronic trading, pricing and risk management systems, will provide connectivity to the Javelin trading system. "We are excited to offer connectivity to Javelin through the ION gateway," said Chris Augustin, Chief Information Officer of Javelin. "In the past three months, there has been a significant increase in...

2012-09-10 06:24:07

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter markets, today announced that ICE Clear Europe cleared its first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Cleared Swap on the Platts*Japan Korea Marker (JKM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090727/CL51999LOGO ) The first cleared JKM LNG transaction of 20 lots represented 200,000 Million British Thermal Units and was...

2012-04-12 10:21:53

NEW YORK, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (Cadwalader), a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, today distributed two legal memos by Steven Lofchie, Co-Chairman of the Financial Services Department, calling the definition of "swap" under Dodd-Frank impossibly over-broad and providing examples of ordinary commercial, insurance and consumer contracts that could be considered swaps under Dodd-Frank. "While [the term "swap"]...

2012-04-03 06:22:13

LONDON, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CME has successfully launched a new hedging tool for European gasoline based on Rotterdam prices published by international energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus. The CME mini gasoline swap contract of 100t lots, which is priced against the Argus Rotterdam gasoline price assessments, was launched on 12 March. By the end of March it had cleared 665 lots, or 66,500t of gasoline. The mini gasoline swap has a smaller lot size than the...

2012-03-06 23:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and DUBLIN, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FINCAD, the market leader for innovative OTC derivatives solutions, today announced the launch of F3 2.2. The new release addresses market needs around the effects of counterparty credit risk on valuation, whether via the impact of collateral on curve building in a multi-currency framework, or via CVA. With tightening of spreads and the increased cost of capital, more accurate and reliable valuation...

2012-01-19 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eris Exchange, a US-based futures exchange announced today they have reached an agreement to distribute market data from the Eris SwapBook(TM) electronic trading platform through the CME Market Data Platform, commencing in March 2012. Distributing market data for its innovative Interest Rate Swap Futures contract through CME Group provides Eris Exchange access to hundreds of thousands of subscribers in 150 countries via CME Group's eleven global...

2011-12-12 03:27:00

LONDON, December 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saxo Bank, the trading and investment specialist, and ICAP Shipping, the shipping arm of ICAP plc, announced on Thursday that they were involved in the execution of the world's first electronic, voice-assisted trade of a container freight swap agreement settled in US dollars. The counterparties to the trade were Saxo Bank in Denmark as the buyer and a Netherlands-based trading house as the seller. ICAP Shipping was the broker of...

2011-11-22 10:49:00

CHICAGO and LONDON, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eris Exchange, a US-based futures exchange, today announced that it has received the 2011 FOW Award for Best Innovation by an Exchange in the Field of Product Design for North America. The award, which was announced at the FOW Derivatives World event in London, recognizes Eris Exchange's 2010 introduction of the groundbreaking Interest Rate Swap Futures contract that embeds the cash flows of OTC interest rate swaps into a futures...

2011-10-28 08:00:00

SUMMIT, N.J. and WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New OTC derivatives trading venture TeraExchange (www.TeraExchange.com) is preparing to launch one of the world's first central limit order books for OTC cleared derivatives in Q4 2011. The initiative positions TeraExchange to seize "first mover" advantage as sweeping regulatory reform reshapes the world of trading and clearing OTC derivatives. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111028/NY95550LOGO ) Featuring...