Rising Initial Margin Cost and its Impact on FX Clearing
This white paper covers in detail how FX clearing has changed over the years, the recent surge for FX products to clear, benefits of clearing, impact of Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR) on trading costs and implications of the UMR regulatory requirements on FIs.
Managing Portfolio Uncertainty due to Pandemic
This paper is meant to help capital markets professionals better understand the impact of the global pandemic on their trading and investment portfolios. In this article we highlight an approach to managing portfolio risk and propose specific solutions for evaluating portfolio impact from COVID-19 and its economic repercussions.
Time for the next generation IBOR: Enter EIDOS
The traditional investment book of record (IBOR) is struggling to eﬀectively meet the new business requirements of some buy-side firms. In this whitepaper, Sergio Capanna, Calypso’s product management director explains why, and outlines the essential attributes of the “next generation” IBOR.
Solving the UMR Puzzle
Sophie Marnhier Foy, Director Product Management for Calypso, examines the data challenge faced by phase 5 and 6 firms in calculating ISDA SIMM inputs. She warns against opting for a solution that may just shift the data problem back to the user and involve additional costs to convert data into the required format.
The Demise of LIBOR: it’s happening - don’t underestimate the impact
The question is no longer if but when. LIBOR will transition across at a point in the future and many areas of the BAU process will be affected in one way or another. Continuing our ‘Demise of LIBOR’ series, we summarise recent developments and remind readers that they really need to get to grips with the true impact of this change right across their systems.
When Independent Amount meets Initial Margin
Alan Sheehan of Calypso Technology explores the three different options set out by ISDA for managing the combination of independent amount and regulatory initial margin and explains why the simplest approach operationally is likely to work out more expensive for the posting party.
SWIFT MT TO MX MIGRATION
SWIFT Payments are moving to ISO 20022 and the first two key objectives must be met by November 2021.
Will you be ready to receive and process payment messages in an ISO 20022-enabled world?
Learn about the timeline and challenges – and Calypso’s commitment to remaining aligned with the changes being implemented to ensure a seamless transition for our customers from SWIFT MT to MX messaging
What’s worrying banks most about LIBOR transition?
Calypso has carried out an informal poll among clients to identify areas of particular concern regarding the replacement of LIBOR by the new RFRs and to see where further help is required.
Download the infographic for a summary of key findings.
The Treasury Management System Debate 2019
The findings of a bobsguide survey, conducted in partnership with Calypso, suggest that many incumbent systems are not fulfilling the evolving requirements placed on treasury departments – not least the regulatory burden.
Download our survey report for full details.
The demise of LIBOR - What Next? (Updated August 2019)
As of 2021 LIBOR will be no more. The question is - what will replace it? Read our updated white paper for a snapshot of what has been agreed to date, the likely options moving forward and where Calypso can help.