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Derivatives

Derivatives are financial instruments that derive from an underlying asset such as a commodity, bond or currency. SCI’s derivatives coverage focuses on the structuring and trading of derivatives relating to securitisation and structured credit. The instruments covered are primarily: credit default swaps (CDS) and options; correlation trading through index tranches; total return swaps on credit and loan indices and baskets; bespoke tranches; and other new and unusual synthetic structures.

  • MiFID 2 deadline extended

    The European Commission has announced a one-year extension for firms to comply with its MiFID 2 stan...

    News Round-up    11 February 2016
  • Common CCP approach agreed

    The European Commission and the US CFTC have reached an agreement on a common approach regarding req...

    News Round-up    11 February 2016
  • 'London whale' fine levied

    The UK Financial Conduct Authority has fined Achilles Macris £792,900 for failing to be ope...

    Job Swaps    10 February 2016
  • Customer services boosted

    Assenagon has bolstered its customer services capability by appointing Ilona Wachter as md for insti...

    Job Swaps    9 February 2016
  • SCI Start the Week - 8 February

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days

    Pipeline Pipeline additions were heavily skewed to ABS last week. A total of 11 ABS deals were ad...

    News    8 February 2016
  • Pricing firm hires coo

    Solve Advisors has brought in Michael Pascuma as coo and head of business development. He j...

    Job Swaps    4 February 2016
  • Eurex granted DCO registration

    The US CFTC has granted Eurex Clearing registration as a derivatives clearing organisation (DCO) und...

    Job Swaps    3 February 2016
  • Regulatory partner named

    Azad Ali has joined Fieldfisher's financial services regulatory practice as a partner. He was previo...

    Job Swaps    3 February 2016
  • SCI Start the Week - 1 February

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days

    Pipeline The pipeline was slightly quieter last week as fewer deals joined and fewer deals left. At...

    News    1 February 2016
  • External review extended

    ISDA's EMEA Determinations Committee has extended the external review schedule in connection with th...

    News Round-up    29 January 2016
  • Antitrust settlement progressing

    A distribution plan has been released in connection with the CDS antitrust settlement agreed last ye...

    News    29 January 2016
  • Law firm promotes SF pros

    Cadwalader has elected new partners and made promotions to special counsel, with a number of structu...

    Job Swaps    28 January 2016
  • Asset manager adds SF expert

    EFA Group has appointed Jacques-Olivier Thomann as senior advisor. He will work with the management...

    Job Swaps    28 January 2016
  • Structured credit vets branch out

    Dean Atkins and Ian Robinson have been named co-heads of 400 Capital Management Europe, the new Lond...

    Job Swaps    27 January 2016
  • Synthetic disorder

    Risk transfer deals seek regulatory breakthrough

    Panellists at SCI's inaugural capital relief trades conference last month discussed regulatory devel...

    Talking Point    27 January 2016
  • AIG overhauls structure

    AIG has announced a series of strategic actions and organisational changes designed to create a lean...

    Job Swaps    27 January 2016
  • Canadian OTC rules harmonised

    Canadian securities regulators across the country's various provinces have agreed to implement rules...

    News Round-up    26 January 2016
  • Private asset head hired

    Nicholas Bamber has joined Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) in the newly created...

    Job Swaps    26 January 2016
  • SCI Start the Week - 25 January

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days

    Pipeline ABS deals accounted for more than half of last week's pipeline additions. There were six n...

    News    25 January 2016
  • SEFs officially registered

    The US CFTC has granted registration to 18 SEFs, which had previously operated under temporary regis...

    News Round-up    25 January 2016
  • STS securitisation supported

    The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has added its voice to calls for the introduction...

    News Round-up    22 January 2016