ISDA SIMM 2.0 – What You Need to Know

ISDA SIMM version 2.0 is coming in December 2017. Re-calibration and new risk factors will mean Initial Margin changes for all portfolios. SIMM for Excel gives you the tools to understand and model these changes. Quickly compare before/after SIMM levels in Excel. Drill-down into Counterparty and Risk Factor levels. Perform your own analysis and optimisation […]

MiFID II: Why Research is in the News

There have been many recent articles on Banks having to charge for Research as required under MiFiD II, see here,┬áhere and here, so I thought I would look into the detail. Inducements The relevant text in the EU Commission Delegated Directive is in Chapter IV: Inducements, the title providing a clue to the intent.┬áThis Chapter […]