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. 17 Jan 2018, Bitcoin Volumes
  2. 29 Nov 2017, Latam Swaps: Trends in IRS and NDF Data
  3. 15 Nov 2017, How Bitcoin Futures Will Work
  4. 08 Nov 2017, FCM Rankings & Concentration: Q3 2017
  5. 24 Oct 2017, Bitcoin Meets OTC Derivatives
  6. 11 Oct 2017, Summary Of Treasury’s Capital Markets Report to Trump
  7. 04 Oct 2017, Has Swaptions Clearing Begun?
  8. 20 Sep 2017, CME Halts CDS – Where’s The CDS Business?
  9. 06 Sep 2017, FX NDF Package Transactions
  10. 23 Aug 2017, FCM Rankings & Concentration: Q2 2017
  11. 11 Jul 2017, New Swap Execution Facilities
  12. 28 Jun 2017, CME-LCH Basis For Dummies
  13. 30 May 2017, FCM Rankings & Concentration: Q1 2017
  14. 10 May 2017, KRW and INR Swap Clearing
  15. 26 Apr 2017, Clearing Participant CDS at ICE
  16. 18 Apr 2017, Examining The Cleared OTC FX Options Market
  17. 04 Apr 2017, The Truth About FCM Concentration
  18. 22 Mar 2017, Are SEF’s Executing More Non-MAT Trades?
  19. 14 Mar 2017, House Residual Interest
  20. 03 Mar 2017, Impact Of March 1st VM Regime
  21. 01 Mar 2017, Exploring Energy Swaps On The SDR
  22. 15 Feb 2017, Latam Swaps Data & Analytics
  23. 08 Feb 2017, Final 2016 FCM Rankings
  24. 19 Jan 2017, What I Learned At SEFCON VII
  25. 06 Jan 2017, Top 10 CFTC Fines of 2016
  26. 14 Dec 2016, Why FCMs Don’t Like Intraday Margin Calls
  27. 30 Nov 2016, How Trump Has Increased Your Margin Requirements
  28. 16 Nov 2016, FCM Rankings – Q3 2016
  29. 02 Nov 2016, Two Month Update:  Uncleared Margin Rules & Swap Data
  30. 24 Oct 2016, ブローカー間におけるスワップ証拠金の最適化
  31. 19 Oct 2016, Optimizing Swaps Margin Across Brokers
  32. 05 Oct 2016, New EUR & GBP Interest Rate Futures
  33. 28 Sep 2016, Direct Clearing For Dummies
  34. 21 Sep 2016, NDF Clearing Is Taking Off
  35. 14 Sep 2016, Margin Rules are Pushing Swaps to Clearing
  36. 07 Sep 2016, Have Uncleared Margin Rules Impacted Swap Activity?
  37. 31 Aug 2016, Defering Bilateral Margin Rules with Low Hanging Fruit
  38. 23 Aug 2016, 30% of The Euro Swap Market Is Standardized ?
  39. 17 Aug 2016, FCM Rankings – Q2 2016
  40. 10 Aug 2016, Swap Clearing Activity in Asia
  41. 03 Aug 2016, Exploring Commodity Data on the SDRs
  42. 29 Jun 2016, How FCM’s survived Brexit
  43. 22 Jun 2016, Risk Participation Agreements: What Are They?
  44. 15 Jun 2016, Swap Futures: 2016 Progress
  45. 08 Jun 2016, Mandatory Execution and Clearing Hits Mexico
  46. 01 Jun 2016, SBSDR Part 3: Our SEC Comments
  47. 18 May 2016, FCM Rankings – Q1 2016
  48. 11 May 2016, SBSDR Part 2: What will SBSDR Cost?
  49. 26 Apr 2016, Found: The First Cleared Swaption
  50. 20 Apr 2016, Equity TRS data on the SDR
  51. 13 Apr 2016, Missing In Action: The First Cleared Swaption
  52. 05 Apr 2016, Variance Swaps and Other Equity Derivatives on SDR
  53. 30 Mar 2016, オフSEFについて
  54. 16 Mar 2016, What is Left Off-SEF ?
  55. 09 Mar 2016, SBSDR: The SEC Version of SDR
  56. 02 Mar 2016, CFTC Attempt to Improve SDR Data
  57. 24 Feb 2016, Why Is There No Mainstream Swap Index?
  58. 16 Feb 2016, FX Options Data on the SDR
  59. 10 Feb 2016, Rebuilding A Swaps Desk
  60. 27 Jan 2016, Great News:  More SEF’s !?
  61. 07 Jan 2016, A Year of CFTC Fines
  62. 23 Nov 2015, Swap Spreads For Dummies – The LIBOR Joke
  63. 10 Nov 2015, What I Learned at FIA Expo
  64. 04 Nov 2015, ¡Dios mío!: Half of the MXN Market Is Now Cleared
  65. 28 Oct 2015, What I Learned at SEFCON VI
  66. 21 Oct 2015, Update on The Health of FCMs
  67. 23 Sep 2015, Swap Market Behavior on Fed-Day
  68. 09 Sep 2015, SEFs in Japan: ETP Data
  69. 04 Sep 2015, Webinar on MAC Swaps & Swap Futures
  70. 26 Aug 2015, Swap Default Funds at the CME & LCH
  71. 19 Aug 2015, BRL Interest Rate Swaps
  72. 12 Aug 2015, A Macro Look At OTC Clearing Data
  73. 05 Aug 2015, What is the deal with Agency Execution of Swaps
  74. 20 Jul 2015, How to Fix the Broken MAT Process
  75. 15 Jul 2015, Why Are Bond Issuers Not Taking Advantage of Price Differentials?
  76. 22 Jun 2015, Pricing and Arbitraging the CME/LCH Basis
  77. 12 Jun 2015, A New Flavor of Invoice Spreads?
  78. 03 Jun 2015, The Issue with Anonymous Order Books in Swaps
  79. 19 May 2015, CFTC Swap Success (In Pictures)
  80. 29 Apr 2015, Comparing OTC and Futures Data
  81. 14 Apr 2015, CDS Clearing Data
  82. 08 Apr 2015, CFTC Residual Interest (and other FCM data)
  83. 17 Mar 2015, MAC Swaps – Any Progress?
  84. 18 Feb 2015, Clearing Efficiency: A New Metric?
  85. 14 Feb 2015, SEF Package Relief Runs Out Again
  86. 10 Feb 2015, Clearing Certainty (ESMA’s Version)
  87. 30 Jan 2015, MAC Trading “McUpdate”
  88. 16 Dec 2014, Transparency in Clearing Data
  89. 04 Dec 2014, JAVELIN’S 2-DAY VAR LETTER: WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
  90. 20 Nov 2014, CFTC Block and Cap Sizes
  91. 18 Nov 2014, What I learned at SEFCON 5
  92. 11 Nov 2014, The Truth in Clearing House Data
  93. 29 Oct 2014, The Rise of MAC ?
  94. 08 Oct 2014, SEF: A Year In Review
  95. 01 Oct 2014, Bunched Orders And Other Services On SEFs
  96. 17 Sep 2014, What’s the Deal with Invoice Spreads and How Active Are They?
  97. 03 Sep 2014, Is It Time to MAT the Entire Curve? (part 2)
  98. 27 Aug 2014, Is It Time To MAT The Entire Curve? (Part 1)
  99. 21 Aug 2014, SEF: Month 10 (Another look at Futures?)
  100. 29 Jul 2014, Forward Start and Backward Start Swaps?
  101. 22 Jul 2014, SEF: Week 42: Client SEFs Keep Their Foot On The Pedal
  102. 07 Jul 2014, SEF Double-counting?
  103. 25 Jun 2014, SEF: Week 38 (Examining Spread Over Treasuries)
  104. 17 Jun 2014, SEF: Week 37 (A Shakeup At The Top)
  105. 11 Jun 2014, SEF: Week 36
  106. 05 Jun 2014, Inside Baseball:  Lexicon Updates for OTC Derivatives
  107. 28 May 2014, SEF: Week 34 (A new perspective on the usual numbers)
  108. 20 May 2014, SEF: Week 33 (Has the Swap market moved to Futures?)
  109. 13 May 2014, SEF: Week 32 (Final Week Before Packages)
  110. 30 Apr 2014, SEF: Week 30
  111. 22 Apr 2014, SEF: Data Through Good Friday
  112. 26 Mar 2014, SEF: Week 25
  113. 11 Mar 2014, SEF: Week 23
  114. 04 Mar 2014, SEF: Week 22 (Welcome CDS)
  115. 25 Feb 2014, SEF: Week 21, First Week Data
  116. 17 Feb 2014, SEF: Final Week of Data Pre-MAT
  117. 11 Feb 2014, SEF: Week 19
  118. 04 Feb 2014, SEF: Week 18
  119. 28 Jan 2014, SEF: Week 17
  120. 21 Jan 2014, SEF: Week 16
  121. 14 Jan 2014, SEF: Week 15
  122. 07 Jan 2014, SEF: Week 14
  123. 31 Dec 2013, SEF: Week 13
  124. 24 Dec 2013, SEF: Week 12
  125. 17 Dec 2013, SEF: Week 11
  126. 10 Dec 2013, SEF: Week 10
  127. 03 Dec 2013, SEF: Week 9
  128. 26 Nov 2013, SEF: Week 8 In Numbers
  129. 19 Nov 2013, Week 7 SEF Statistics
  130. 12 Nov 2013, Analysis of SEF Activity for Week 6
  131. 08 Nov 2013, FIA Chicago Expo: Day 2
  132. 07 Nov 2013, FIA Chicago Expo: Day 1
  133. 06 Nov 2013, FIA Chicago Expo: Day 0
  134. 05 Nov 2013, Analysis of SEF Activity for Week 5
  135. 29 Oct 2013, SEF Volumes for Week 4
  136. 22 Oct 2013, SEF Volumes and Best Practices for Week 3
  137. 14 Oct 2013, What the SEF Volumes Show: Week 2
  138. 07 Oct 2013, What the SEF Volumes Show
  139. 30 Sep 2013, SEF’s: A Brief History (One day to go)
  140. 20 Sep 2013, SEFs: Three More Join
  141. 10 Sep 2013, SEF’s: Who’s joined the Party?
  142. 28 Aug 2013, SEF’s COME OF AGE