Talks about a collaboration between Dow Jones Indexes and iBoxx hit the rocks earlier this month when the two sides failed to agree over the name of the new index they were planning to create. Dow Jones Indexes, with its Trac-x indices, and iBoxx both cover the credit default swaps marketplace. The two have been in discussions about the creation of a merged index, ostensibly to be named Dow Jones CDX. However, iBoxx and its backers, Deutsche Bank, ABN Amro and Citigroup, are apparently unhappy about the choice of name, and about the involvement of Mark-it Partners, the U.K. credit derivatives data provider that retains a stake in Trac-x, which has the backing of J.P Morgan and Morgan Stanley. The two sides are under pressure to come to an agreement before the end of the month, when contracts on their respective indices expire.
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The transition away from LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) is well underway, but there remains considerable ambiguity around how the final stages will be executed – especially with regards to benchmark replacements in markets outside the UK. What are the options, where are the uncertainties and what stage have firms reached in their preparations? The...
The year 2019/20 saw a doubling of LEI registrations in Australia, according to APIR Systems, a provider of essential infrastructure for the wealth management industry in Australia, including acting as an official registration agent for the issuance of LEIs. Coming into legal force in Australia on October 1, 2019 after numerous postponements, there has been...
Regtech Summit Virtual will explore how business and operating models have adapted post COVID and how RegTech can provide agile and enhanced compliance for managing an evolving risk and compliance landscape. As the dust settles, we will look at the outlook for the global RegTech industry, where Regulators are focusing as they get back to business, and deep dive into global regulatory priorities for the rest of the year and into 2021.
Welcome to the fifth edition of A-Team Group’s Entity Data Management Handbook, sponsored for the fourth year running by entity data specialist Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics Company. The past year has seen a crackdown on corporate responsibility for financial crime – with financial firms facing draconian fines for non-compliance and the very real...