clearing house

Implementing derivatives clearing on distributed ledger technology platforms

Clearing houses and central clearing counterparties (CCPs) play a pivotal role in managing collateral and counterparty risk, in increasing standardisation and transparency of financial markets, and in the credit enhancement process for clearing banks. For such systemically critical functions, how appropriate are innovative new technologies such as distributed ledger technology (DLT)?

UAE gives all clear for unified clearing house

A unified clearing house could be on its way to the UAE, with a trio of organisations making noise that they’re working together to make it happen. The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX), and its parent company, Dubai Multi Commodities Centre […]

CME Group granted EU clearing house recognition by ESMA

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), a pan-European financial regulatory body, has finally approved CME Group’s application to offer central counterparty (CCP) services in the EU. The temporary approval was granted last autumn, but it is only now that ESMA has added CME to its list of recognised CCPs for Europe on a permanent basis. […]