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November 12, 2012
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  • Clearing of CDS on Markit index faces challenge
    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission plans to initially include two index families, including the Markit iTraxx Europe index, in an upcoming clearing mandate. However, derivatives-market participants are facing an obstacle to clearing credit default swaps on the index. ISDA has called for a delay in iTraxx clearing. (subscription required) (11/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • N.Y. Giants balk at Lehman's second attempt at subpoenas
    Giants Stadium, an affiliate of the New York Giants, argues that one round of subpoenas served by Lehman Brothers Holdings regarding a derivatives fight is enough and that a second round is too much. "There is no doubt the Debtors have decided to object to the claims. ... it is simply not credible" that Lehman has yet to make a decision on the claims, according to the Giants' filing. Fox Business/Dow Jones Newswires (11/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • EU short-selling rules prompt confusion
    The European Securities and Markets Authority turned pan-European rules on short selling into practical guidelines. The rules went into effect Nov. 1, prompting confusion among market participants. One point of frustration is an exemption for market-making firms and how that affects trading of newly issued securities. Financial News Online (U.K.) (subscription required) (11/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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