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Equivalence—US and EU equal partners for the purposes of CCP?

Published on: 07 March 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Equivalence—US and EU equal partners for the purposes of CCP?
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  • What is 'equivalence'?
  • Why is it important for the US and EU to have equivalence for their CCP regimes?
  • What would the consequences be if the US and EU were not deemed to be equivalent for their CCP regimes?
  • Do you think that this will lead to there being equivalence between the EU and US markets for other topical derivatives issues such as margin?

Article summary

Banking & Finance analysis: Does the EU’s central counterparties (CCP) regime have equivalence with that in the US? Timothy Cant, financial services solicitor at Ashurst solicitors, says the EU/US joint statement represents a significant move forward in some respects, but there are deep potholes. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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