Tag: forex derivatives

July 17, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Taiwan tightens regulation on Forex derivatives

Taiwan's central bank said this past week that it will require complex, high-risk Forex derivative instruments to go through regulatory approval before allowing banks to sell such products to clients, as first reported by Reuters. Currently, some financial products can be sold by banks to their customers without much regulatory oversight. The tightening comes after…

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May 21, 2016 BY Mike Fox

FXPA responds to CFTC, supports buy-side view of Forex derivatives

The Foreign Exchange Professionals Association (FXPA) submitted written comments yesterday in response to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) meeting held to look at how well the derivatives markets are functioning. The MRAC meeting focused on the impact and implications of the evolving structure of derivatives markets on the movement of…

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