Sean Tully: Central Clearing Solution Offers Huge Advantages for Customers like REITS, Mortgage Servicers

Customer-Focused Solution Helps Address Systemic Risk

Sean Tully, Managing Director of Interest Rate Products at CME Group, talks with REIT.com about the benefits of CME Group's central clearing solution, including how CME Group's broad product offering has applications for REIT industry participants as they face a changing regulatory environment. That includes a best-in-class, real-time clearing offering that helps address systemic risk and substantially mitigate counterparty credit risk, and in turn minimize associated costs of covering those risks. Customers can benefit from a wide-ranging, customer-focused solution that includes an array of flexible cleared swap offerings to innovative, standardized contracts like MAC Swap futures that provide capital efficiencies.

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