Cleared OTC Initiatives - CME Group: An Overview

  • 6 Nov 2014
  • By CME Group
  • Topics: Credit

Centrally Cleared Over the Counter IRS, CDS and FX

Learn about the cleared over-the-counter offerings at CME Group for interest rate swaps, credit default swaps and foreign exchange. The presentation provides a comprehensive overview of the offerings and covers:

  • Listing of swap execution facilities and affirmation platforms already connected to CME Clearing
  • Trade workflow mechanics
  • Customer protections and protection mechanism
  • How CME Group manages risk
  • The portability of customer accounts
  • Detailed explanations of cleared OTC solutions for:
    • Interest Rate Swaps (IRS)
    • Credit Default Swaps (CDS)
    • Foreign Exchange (FX)

Cleared OTC Initiatives - CME Group: An Overview is a 52-page PDF.

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As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group is where the world comes to manage risk. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate. CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through the CME Globex electronic trading platform and trading facilities in New York and Chicago. CME Group also operates CME Clearing, one of the largest central counterparty clearing services in the world, which provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for over-the-counter derivatives transactions through CME ClearPort.

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