OTC Derivatives



GFMA FX Division Submits Comments to the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Policy Consultation on Intermediaries Dealing in OTC Derivative Contracts

July 2015  |  Correspondence  |  Press Releases

The Global Foreign Exchange Division (GFXD) of GFMA provides comments to the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on the Policy Consultation on Regulatory Framework for Intermediaries Dealing in OTC Derivative Contracts, Execution-Related Advice, and Marketing of Collective Investment Scheme issued by MAS on 3 June 2015.

GFMA CWG Submits Comments to the CFTC Regarding Position Limits for Derivatives

June 2015  |  Correspondence  |  Press Releases

GFMA's Commodities Working Group (GFMA CWG) submitted comments to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in response to a proposed rulemaking notice regarding position limits for derivatives (Proposed Rule).

GFMA CWG urges the CFTC to avoid the anomalies and associated impacts to liquidity and the proper functioning of the market that are likely to arise as a result of the Proposed Rule's failure to appropriately address dealers' net risk positions taken to hedge commitments under commodity index contracts.

GFMA with Other Associations Submit Letter to Multiple Regulators on Global Trade Reporting and Data Harmonization

June 2015  |  Correspondence  |  Press Releases

GFMA, SIFMA and the Asset Management Group of SIFMA (SIFMA AMG), The Australian Financial Market Association (AFMA), the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the British Bankers Association (BBA), the German Investment Funds Association (BVI), the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA), the Futures Industry Association (FIA Global), the Global Foreign Exchange Division (GFXD) of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA), the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), the Managed Funds Association (MFA) and The Investment Association provide comments supporting key principles to improve global trade reporting and data harmonization. 

This letter was sent to:

Canadian Securities Administrators
Reserve Bank of Australia

GFMA Submits Comments to EBA, EIOPA, and ESMA Regarding the Consultation Paper on Risk Management Procedures for Non-Centrally Cleared OTC Derivatives

July 2014  |  Correspondence  |  Press Releases

The Global Foreign Exchange Division (GFXD) of GFMA provides comments to European Banking Authority (EBA), European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA), European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA) on the Consultation Paper on draft regulatory technical standards on risk-mitigation techniques for OTC-derivative contracts not cleared by a CCP under Article 11(14) or Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 published by the EBA, EIOPA and ESMA (Authorities).

GFMA Letter to the Editor-Financial Times: Start by endorsing principle of comity

March 2014  |  Correspondence  |  Press Releases

GFMA Chief Executive Simon Lewis writes to the editors of the Financial Times calling for G20 finance ministers and financial heads of all nations to formally endorse the robust application of the international principle of comity – where the home regulator defers to the host regulator where the latter’s rules are consistent with the G20 recommendations and best practices.

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