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June 22, 2015
4sight Financial Software and consultancy The Field Effect have published a complimentary whitepaper on Synthetic Finance using equity swaps such as total return swaps and portfolio swaps.
May 7, 2015
The financial system is shifting towards greater use of collateral to mitigate counterparty credit risk. On a systemic basis, this is reducing credit risk; however, it is creating new market and liquidity risk on the collateral held, potentially resulting in weak points in the resilience of the financial system.
March 27, 2015
4sight Financial Software has published a new whitepaper on collateral optimisation. The paper, entitled ‘Is Collateral Optimisation a Big Data Problem?’ looks at whether big data scenario analysis can be applied to collateral optimisation. It also evaluates the techniques that firms can employ to perform portfolio wide optimisation runs.
November 12, 2014
Creating the right incentive mechanisms and setting transfer pricing rates for collateral assets is a complex task and the next industry focal point as collateral use increases.
April 24, 2014
The current volume of regulatory change can seem overwhelming to many buy side firms trading Derivatives. The move to trading via CCPs has raised a number of new challenges around the collateral management process that buy side firms must deal with. This whitepaper covers the issues that many buy side firms are facing around collateral usage.
December 4, 2013
Financial institutions can maintain profitability when faced with new regulatory cost pressures by optimising collateral, regulatory capital and CCP selection, according to a whitepaper by 4sight, a leading provider of software for financial institutions.