EACT Response to the Consultation on Margin Requirements

The EACT has responded to a joint consultation held by the European Supervisory Authorities on the risk-mitigation techniques for OTC-derivative contracts not cleared by a CCP. The margin requirements are meant to apply only to non-financial counterparties above the clearing threshold; however in our response we highlight that non-financial counterparties below the clearing threshold must be exempted from the requirements by default and that any prior agreement on exemption should not be necessary.

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EACT Newsletter - June 2019

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The latest issue features articles on the European Parliament elections, the trade war between China and the USA, bank account management in transition plus the news that Helmut Schnabel has been re-elected Chair of IGTA.

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EACT Newsletter - April 2019

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The latest issue features articles on cryptocurrencies in the Czech financial market, cybersecurity, impacts of M&A on hedging operations and much more.

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EACT Newsletter - March 2019

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The newsletter features a series of special reports on the EACT Summit 2019.

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EACT Briefing Focus: KYC

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KYC has become a serious concern for EACT members over recent years: it is increasingly complex to fulfil all unstructured and nonharmonized requests. In all recent surveys, KYC is listed as a top priority for corporates and its rising costs are a source of frustration.

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EACT Newsletter - February 2019

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The newsletter features articles on Brexit, tackling cyber risks in treasury and reports on recent NTA events.

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