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Friday, October 15, 2010

SEC, CFTC Announce Roundtable on Clearing of Credit Default Swaps

The SEC and the CFTC staffs will hold a public roundtable on October 22 to discuss issues related to the clearing of credit default swaps.  There will be two sessions:

Session on Products and Processing

  • Characteristics of credit derivatives, including corporate index and single name CDS and other credit derivatives.
    Standardization, eligibility for clearing, and pricing issues.
    Operational issues, including credit event processing.
    Reporting to trade repositories.  

Session on Clearing Initiatives

  • Current products offered for clearing.
    Prospective products offered for clearing.
    Risk management practices, including access to price information, clearing member default management, and management of jump-to-default risk.
    Effect of clearing mandates. 
     

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