Hedge Funds Partner Provides Guidance on New Margin Requirement Rules Governing Swap Trading in The Hedge Fund Law Report

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February 15, 2017

In a Q&A published by The Hedge Fund Law Report on Feb. 9., hedge funds practice group co-leader Leigh Fraser (Boston) provides guidance on steps hedge fund managers should take to minimize interruptions in swap trading when new rules on margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives become effective on March 1, 2017.   These steps include negotiating changes to outstanding trading agreements and ensuring that they are able to make same day deliveries of collateral.