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LCH SwapAgent completes its first swaption trade

Deutsche Bank and Nomura are counterparties to the first swaptions trades processed through LCH SwapAgent. Trades were brokered by ICAP as interdealer broker. LCH SwapAgent offers standardised infrastructure and efficiencies to the non-cleared derivatives market

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LCH receives licence to clear FX NDFs in Japan

Japanese Financial Services Agency approves LCH Ltd to clear FX Non-Deliverable Forwards for Japanese banks and clients. Builds on existing LCH licence to clear non-Yen OTC interest rate derivatives. Underlines LCH’s continued commitment to the Japanese market

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Japan Exchange Group live with Cinnober’s Clearing and Risk solutions

On February 13, Japan Exchange Group (JPX) successfully launched its new clearing system for exchange traded derivatives, based on Cinnober’s TRADExpress RealTime Clearing, and a CCP Risk solution. The JPX ETD derivatives market is operated by the Osaka Exchange (OSE) and cleared by the Japan Securities Clearing Corporation (JSCC), both part of JPX.

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FCA explores creation of global sandbox

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority is looking into the creation of a global regulatory sandbox, enabling fintech firms to carry out tests in different countries at the same time and helping watchdogs to identify and solve common cross-border problems.

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Linedata forges partnership with London Stock Exchange Group’s UnaVista for MiFID II

Linedata (Euronext Paris: LIN), the global solutions and outsourcing services provider to the investment management and credit finance industries, today announced a partnership with London Stock Exchange Group’s UnaVista for transaction reporting requirements, as part of its ongoing drive to provide clients with market leading solutions compliant with the European Union’s Markets in Financial Directive II (MiFID II).

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