Tod Skarecky


Tod Skarecky

Tod has twenty years experience in OTC Derivatives technology. He is Vice President of Clarus in the USA, where he leads efforts in both OTC market research and business development. Since 2008, he has designed and implemented FinTech solutions for the G20 mandates related to execution, reporting and clearing of OTC derivatives.

Tod holds a Business degree from Emory University, and has held roles in OTC FinTech firms Calypso and FNX.


Posts by Tod:

  1. 24 Oct 2017, Bitcoin Meets OTC Derivatives
  2. 11 Oct 2017, Summary Of Treasury’s Capital Markets Report to Trump
  3. 04 Oct 2017, Has Swaptions Clearing Begun?
  4. 20 Sep 2017, CME Halts CDS – Where’s The CDS Business?
  5. 06 Sep 2017, FX NDF Package Transactions
  6. 23 Aug 2017, FCM Rankings & Concentration: Q2 2017
  7. 11 Jul 2017, New Swap Execution Facilities
  8. 28 Jun 2017, CME-LCH Basis For Dummies
  9. 30 May 2017, FCM Rankings & Concentration: Q1 2017
  10. 10 May 2017, KRW and INR Swap Clearing
  11. 26 Apr 2017, Clearing Participant CDS at ICE
  12. 18 Apr 2017, Examining The Cleared OTC FX Options Market
  13. 04 Apr 2017, The Truth About FCM Concentration
  14. 22 Mar 2017, Are SEF’s Executing More Non-MAT Trades?
  15. 14 Mar 2017, House Residual Interest
  16. 03 Mar 2017, Impact Of March 1st VM Regime
  17. 01 Mar 2017, Exploring Energy Swaps On The SDR
  18. 15 Feb 2017, Latam Swaps Data & Analytics
  19. 08 Feb 2017, Final 2016 FCM Rankings
  20. 19 Jan 2017, What I Learned At SEFCON VII
  21. 06 Jan 2017, Top 10 CFTC Fines of 2016
  22. 14 Dec 2016, Why FCMs Don’t Like Intraday Margin Calls
  23. 30 Nov 2016, How Trump Has Increased Your Margin Requirements
  24. 16 Nov 2016, FCM Rankings – Q3 2016
  25. 02 Nov 2016, Two Month Update:  Uncleared Margin Rules & Swap Data
  26. 24 Oct 2016, ブローカー間におけるスワップ証拠金の最適化
  27. 19 Oct 2016, Optimizing Swaps Margin Across Brokers
  28. 05 Oct 2016, New EUR & GBP Interest Rate Futures
  29. 28 Sep 2016, Direct Clearing For Dummies
  30. 21 Sep 2016, NDF Clearing Is Taking Off
  31. 14 Sep 2016, Margin Rules are Pushing Swaps to Clearing
  32. 07 Sep 2016, Have Uncleared Margin Rules Impacted Swap Activity?
  33. 31 Aug 2016, Defering Bilateral Margin Rules with Low Hanging Fruit
  34. 23 Aug 2016, 30% of The Euro Swap Market Is Standardized ?
  35. 17 Aug 2016, FCM Rankings – Q2 2016
  36. 10 Aug 2016, Swap Clearing Activity in Asia
  37. 03 Aug 2016, Exploring Commodity Data on the SDRs
  38. 29 Jun 2016, How FCM’s survived Brexit
  39. 22 Jun 2016, Risk Participation Agreements: What Are They?
  40. 15 Jun 2016, Swap Futures: 2016 Progress
  41. 08 Jun 2016, Mandatory Execution and Clearing Hits Mexico
  42. 01 Jun 2016, SBSDR Part 3: Our SEC Comments
  43. 18 May 2016, FCM Rankings – Q1 2016
  44. 11 May 2016, SBSDR Part 2: What will SBSDR Cost?
  45. 26 Apr 2016, Found: The First Cleared Swaption
  46. 20 Apr 2016, Equity TRS data on the SDR
  47. 13 Apr 2016, Missing In Action: The First Cleared Swaption
  48. 05 Apr 2016, Variance Swaps and Other Equity Derivatives on SDR
  49. 30 Mar 2016, オフSEFについて
  50. 16 Mar 2016, What is Left Off-SEF ?
  51. 09 Mar 2016, SBSDR: The SEC Version of SDR
  52. 02 Mar 2016, CFTC Attempt to Improve SDR Data
  53. 24 Feb 2016, Why Is There No Mainstream Swap Index?
  54. 16 Feb 2016, FX Options Data on the SDR
  55. 10 Feb 2016, Rebuilding A Swaps Desk
  56. 27 Jan 2016, Great News:  More SEF’s !?
  57. 07 Jan 2016, A Year of CFTC Fines
  58. 23 Nov 2015, Swap Spreads For Dummies – The LIBOR Joke
  59. 10 Nov 2015, What I Learned at FIA Expo
  60. 04 Nov 2015, ¡Dios mío!: Half of the MXN Market Is Now Cleared
  61. 28 Oct 2015, What I Learned at SEFCON VI
  62. 21 Oct 2015, Update on The Health of FCMs
  63. 23 Sep 2015, Swap Market Behavior on Fed-Day
  64. 09 Sep 2015, SEFs in Japan: ETP Data
  65. 04 Sep 2015, Webinar on MAC Swaps & Swap Futures
  66. 26 Aug 2015, Swap Default Funds at the CME & LCH
  67. 19 Aug 2015, BRL Interest Rate Swaps
  68. 12 Aug 2015, A Macro Look At OTC Clearing Data
  69. 05 Aug 2015, What is the deal with Agency Execution of Swaps
  70. 20 Jul 2015, How to Fix the Broken MAT Process
  71. 15 Jul 2015, Why Are Bond Issuers Not Taking Advantage of Price Differentials?
  72. 22 Jun 2015, Pricing and Arbitraging the CME/LCH Basis
  73. 12 Jun 2015, A New Flavor of Invoice Spreads?
  74. 03 Jun 2015, The Issue with Anonymous Order Books in Swaps
  75. 19 May 2015, CFTC Swap Success (In Pictures)
  76. 29 Apr 2015, Comparing OTC and Futures Data
  77. 14 Apr 2015, CDS Clearing Data
  78. 08 Apr 2015, CFTC Residual Interest (and other FCM data)
  79. 17 Mar 2015, MAC Swaps – Any Progress?
  80. 18 Feb 2015, Clearing Efficiency: A New Metric?
  81. 14 Feb 2015, SEF Package Relief Runs Out Again
  82. 10 Feb 2015, Clearing Certainty (ESMA’s Version)
  83. 30 Jan 2015, MAC Trading “McUpdate”
  84. 16 Dec 2014, Transparency in Clearing Data
  85. 04 Dec 2014, JAVELIN’S 2-DAY VAR LETTER: WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
  86. 20 Nov 2014, CFTC Block and Cap Sizes
  87. 18 Nov 2014, What I learned at SEFCON 5
  88. 11 Nov 2014, The Truth in Clearing House Data
  89. 29 Oct 2014, The Rise of MAC ?
  90. 08 Oct 2014, SEF: A Year In Review
  91. 01 Oct 2014, Bunched Orders And Other Services On SEFs
  92. 17 Sep 2014, What’s the Deal with Invoice Spreads and How Active Are They?
  93. 03 Sep 2014, Is It Time to MAT the Entire Curve? (part 2)
  94. 27 Aug 2014, Is It Time To MAT The Entire Curve? (Part 1)
  95. 21 Aug 2014, SEF: Month 10 (Another look at Futures?)
  96. 29 Jul 2014, Forward Start and Backward Start Swaps?
  97. 22 Jul 2014, SEF: Week 42: Client SEFs Keep Their Foot On The Pedal
  98. 07 Jul 2014, SEF Double-counting?
  99. 25 Jun 2014, SEF: Week 38 (Examining Spread Over Treasuries)
  100. 17 Jun 2014, SEF: Week 37 (A Shakeup At The Top)
  101. 11 Jun 2014, SEF: Week 36
  102. 05 Jun 2014, Inside Baseball:  Lexicon Updates for OTC Derivatives
  103. 28 May 2014, SEF: Week 34 (A new perspective on the usual numbers)
  104. 20 May 2014, SEF: Week 33 (Has the Swap market moved to Futures?)
  105. 13 May 2014, SEF: Week 32 (Final Week Before Packages)
  106. 30 Apr 2014, SEF: Week 30
  107. 22 Apr 2014, SEF: Data Through Good Friday
  108. 26 Mar 2014, SEF: Week 25
  109. 11 Mar 2014, SEF: Week 23
  110. 04 Mar 2014, SEF: Week 22 (Welcome CDS)
  111. 25 Feb 2014, SEF: Week 21, First Week Data
  112. 17 Feb 2014, SEF: Final Week of Data Pre-MAT
  113. 11 Feb 2014, SEF: Week 19
  114. 04 Feb 2014, SEF: Week 18
  115. 28 Jan 2014, SEF: Week 17
  116. 21 Jan 2014, SEF: Week 16
  117. 14 Jan 2014, SEF: Week 15
  118. 07 Jan 2014, SEF: Week 14
  119. 31 Dec 2013, SEF: Week 13
  120. 24 Dec 2013, SEF: Week 12
  121. 17 Dec 2013, SEF: Week 11
  122. 10 Dec 2013, SEF: Week 10
  123. 03 Dec 2013, SEF: Week 9
  124. 26 Nov 2013, SEF: Week 8 In Numbers
  125. 19 Nov 2013, Week 7 SEF Statistics
  126. 12 Nov 2013, Analysis of SEF Activity for Week 6
  127. 08 Nov 2013, FIA Chicago Expo: Day 2
  128. 07 Nov 2013, FIA Chicago Expo: Day 1
  129. 06 Nov 2013, FIA Chicago Expo: Day 0
  130. 05 Nov 2013, Analysis of SEF Activity for Week 5
  131. 29 Oct 2013, SEF Volumes for Week 4
  132. 22 Oct 2013, SEF Volumes and Best Practices for Week 3
  133. 14 Oct 2013, What the SEF Volumes Show: Week 2
  134. 07 Oct 2013, What the SEF Volumes Show
  135. 30 Sep 2013, SEF’s: A Brief History (One day to go)
  136. 20 Sep 2013, SEFs: Three More Join
  137. 10 Sep 2013, SEF’s: Who’s joined the Party?
  138. 28 Aug 2013, SEF’s COME OF AGE