Tod Skarecky


Tod Skarecky

Tod has twenty years experience in OTC Derivatives technology. He was 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. 09 Apr 2018, Segregated Funds, Market Crashes & Under-Seg
  2. 28 Feb 2018, Final 2017 FCM Rankings & Concentration
  3. 17 Jan 2018, Bitcoin Volumes
  4. 29 Nov 2017, Latam Swaps: Trends in IRS and NDF Data
  5. 15 Nov 2017, How Bitcoin Futures Will Work
  6. 08 Nov 2017, FCM Rankings & Concentration: Q3 2017
  7. 24 Oct 2017, Bitcoin Meets OTC Derivatives
  8. 11 Oct 2017, Summary Of Treasury’s Capital Markets Report to Trump
  9. 04 Oct 2017, Has Swaptions Clearing Begun?
  10. 20 Sep 2017, CME Halts CDS – Where’s The CDS Business?
  11. 06 Sep 2017, FX NDF Package Transactions
  12. 23 Aug 2017, FCM Rankings & Concentration: Q2 2017
  13. 11 Jul 2017, New Swap Execution Facilities
  14. 28 Jun 2017, CME-LCH Basis For Dummies
  15. 30 May 2017, FCM Rankings & Concentration: Q1 2017
  16. 10 May 2017, KRW and INR Swap Clearing
  17. 26 Apr 2017, Clearing Participant CDS at ICE
  18. 18 Apr 2017, Examining The Cleared OTC FX Options Market
  19. 04 Apr 2017, The Truth About FCM Concentration
  20. 22 Mar 2017, Are SEF’s Executing More Non-MAT Trades?
  21. 14 Mar 2017, House Residual Interest
  22. 03 Mar 2017, Impact Of March 1st VM Regime
  23. 01 Mar 2017, Exploring Energy Swaps On The SDR
  24. 15 Feb 2017, Latam Swaps Data & Analytics
  25. 08 Feb 2017, Final 2016 FCM Rankings
  26. 19 Jan 2017, What I Learned At SEFCON VII
  27. 06 Jan 2017, Top 10 CFTC Fines of 2016
  28. 14 Dec 2016, Why FCMs Don’t Like Intraday Margin Calls
  29. 30 Nov 2016, How Trump Has Increased Your Margin Requirements
  30. 16 Nov 2016, FCM Rankings – Q3 2016
  31. 02 Nov 2016, Two Month Update:  Uncleared Margin Rules & Swap Data
  32. 24 Oct 2016, ブローカー間におけるスワップ証拠金の最適化
  33. 19 Oct 2016, Optimizing Swaps Margin Across Brokers
  34. 05 Oct 2016, New EUR & GBP Interest Rate Futures
  35. 28 Sep 2016, Direct Clearing For Dummies
  36. 21 Sep 2016, NDF Clearing Is Taking Off
  37. 14 Sep 2016, Margin Rules are Pushing Swaps to Clearing
  38. 07 Sep 2016, Have Uncleared Margin Rules Impacted Swap Activity?
  39. 31 Aug 2016, Defering Bilateral Margin Rules with Low Hanging Fruit
  40. 23 Aug 2016, 30% of The Euro Swap Market Is Standardized ?
  41. 17 Aug 2016, FCM Rankings – Q2 2016
  42. 10 Aug 2016, Swap Clearing Activity in Asia
  43. 03 Aug 2016, Exploring Commodity Data on the SDRs
  44. 29 Jun 2016, How FCM’s survived Brexit
  45. 22 Jun 2016, Risk Participation Agreements: What Are They?
  46. 15 Jun 2016, Swap Futures: 2016 Progress
  47. 08 Jun 2016, Mandatory Execution and Clearing Hits Mexico
  48. 01 Jun 2016, SBSDR Part 3: Our SEC Comments
  49. 18 May 2016, FCM Rankings – Q1 2016
  50. 11 May 2016, SBSDR Part 2: What will SBSDR Cost?
  51. 26 Apr 2016, Found: The First Cleared Swaption
  52. 20 Apr 2016, Equity TRS data on the SDR
  53. 13 Apr 2016, Missing In Action: The First Cleared Swaption
  54. 05 Apr 2016, Variance Swaps and Other Equity Derivatives on SDR
  55. 30 Mar 2016, オフSEFについて
  56. 16 Mar 2016, What is Left Off-SEF ?
  57. 09 Mar 2016, SBSDR: The SEC Version of SDR
  58. 02 Mar 2016, CFTC Attempt to Improve SDR Data
  59. 24 Feb 2016, Why Is There No Mainstream Swap Index?
  60. 16 Feb 2016, FX Options Data on the SDR
  61. 10 Feb 2016, Rebuilding A Swaps Desk
  62. 27 Jan 2016, Great News:  More SEF’s !?
  63. 07 Jan 2016, A Year of CFTC Fines
  64. 23 Nov 2015, Swap Spreads For Dummies – The LIBOR Joke
  65. 10 Nov 2015, What I Learned at FIA Expo
  66. 04 Nov 2015, ¡Dios mío!: Half of the MXN Market Is Now Cleared
  67. 28 Oct 2015, What I Learned at SEFCON VI
  68. 21 Oct 2015, Update on The Health of FCMs
  69. 23 Sep 2015, Swap Market Behavior on Fed-Day
  70. 09 Sep 2015, SEFs in Japan: ETP Data
  71. 04 Sep 2015, Webinar on MAC Swaps & Swap Futures
  72. 26 Aug 2015, Swap Default Funds at the CME & LCH
  73. 19 Aug 2015, BRL Interest Rate Swaps
  74. 12 Aug 2015, A Macro Look At OTC Clearing Data
  75. 05 Aug 2015, What is the deal with Agency Execution of Swaps
  76. 20 Jul 2015, How to Fix the Broken MAT Process
  77. 15 Jul 2015, Why Are Bond Issuers Not Taking Advantage of Price Differentials?
  78. 22 Jun 2015, Pricing and Arbitraging the CME/LCH Basis
  79. 12 Jun 2015, A New Flavor of Invoice Spreads?
  80. 03 Jun 2015, The Issue with Anonymous Order Books in Swaps
  81. 19 May 2015, CFTC Swap Success (In Pictures)
  82. 29 Apr 2015, Comparing OTC and Futures Data
  83. 14 Apr 2015, CDS Clearing Data
  84. 08 Apr 2015, CFTC Residual Interest (and other FCM data)
  85. 17 Mar 2015, MAC Swaps – Any Progress?
  86. 18 Feb 2015, Clearing Efficiency: A New Metric?
  87. 14 Feb 2015, SEF Package Relief Runs Out Again
  88. 10 Feb 2015, Clearing Certainty (ESMA’s Version)
  89. 30 Jan 2015, MAC Trading “McUpdate”
  90. 16 Dec 2014, Transparency in Clearing Data
  91. 04 Dec 2014, JAVELIN’S 2-DAY VAR LETTER: WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
  92. 20 Nov 2014, CFTC Block and Cap Sizes
  93. 18 Nov 2014, What I learned at SEFCON 5
  94. 11 Nov 2014, The Truth in Clearing House Data
  95. 29 Oct 2014, The Rise of MAC ?
  96. 08 Oct 2014, SEF: A Year In Review
  97. 01 Oct 2014, Bunched Orders And Other Services On SEFs
  98. 17 Sep 2014, What’s the Deal with Invoice Spreads and How Active Are They?
  99. 03 Sep 2014, Is It Time to MAT the Entire Curve? (part 2)
  100. 27 Aug 2014, Is It Time To MAT The Entire Curve? (Part 1)
  101. 21 Aug 2014, SEF: Month 10 (Another look at Futures?)
  102. 29 Jul 2014, Forward Start and Backward Start Swaps?
  103. 22 Jul 2014, SEF: Week 42: Client SEFs Keep Their Foot On The Pedal
  104. 07 Jul 2014, SEF Double-counting?
  105. 25 Jun 2014, SEF: Week 38 (Examining Spread Over Treasuries)
  106. 17 Jun 2014, SEF: Week 37 (A Shakeup At The Top)
  107. 11 Jun 2014, SEF: Week 36
  108. 05 Jun 2014, Inside Baseball:  Lexicon Updates for OTC Derivatives
  109. 28 May 2014, SEF: Week 34 (A new perspective on the usual numbers)
  110. 20 May 2014, SEF: Week 33 (Has the Swap market moved to Futures?)
  111. 13 May 2014, SEF: Week 32 (Final Week Before Packages)
  112. 30 Apr 2014, SEF: Week 30
  113. 22 Apr 2014, SEF: Data Through Good Friday
  114. 26 Mar 2014, SEF: Week 25
  115. 11 Mar 2014, SEF: Week 23
  116. 04 Mar 2014, SEF: Week 22 (Welcome CDS)
  117. 25 Feb 2014, SEF: Week 21, First Week Data
  118. 17 Feb 2014, SEF: Final Week of Data Pre-MAT
  119. 11 Feb 2014, SEF: Week 19
  120. 04 Feb 2014, SEF: Week 18
  121. 28 Jan 2014, SEF: Week 17
  122. 21 Jan 2014, SEF: Week 16
  123. 14 Jan 2014, SEF: Week 15
  124. 07 Jan 2014, SEF: Week 14
  125. 31 Dec 2013, SEF: Week 13
  126. 24 Dec 2013, SEF: Week 12
  127. 17 Dec 2013, SEF: Week 11
  128. 10 Dec 2013, SEF: Week 10
  129. 03 Dec 2013, SEF: Week 9
  130. 26 Nov 2013, SEF: Week 8 In Numbers
  131. 19 Nov 2013, Week 7 SEF Statistics
  132. 12 Nov 2013, Analysis of SEF Activity for Week 6
  133. 08 Nov 2013, FIA Chicago Expo: Day 2
  134. 07 Nov 2013, FIA Chicago Expo: Day 1
  135. 06 Nov 2013, FIA Chicago Expo: Day 0
  136. 05 Nov 2013, Analysis of SEF Activity for Week 5
  137. 29 Oct 2013, SEF Volumes for Week 4
  138. 22 Oct 2013, SEF Volumes and Best Practices for Week 3
  139. 14 Oct 2013, What the SEF Volumes Show: Week 2
  140. 07 Oct 2013, What the SEF Volumes Show
  141. 30 Sep 2013, SEF’s: A Brief History (One day to go)
  142. 20 Sep 2013, SEFs: Three More Join
  143. 10 Sep 2013, SEF’s: Who’s joined the Party?
  144. 28 Aug 2013, SEF’s COME OF AGE