The past decade has seen a raft of hard-hitting regulatory reforms that have changed the financial landscape almost immeasurably. Collateral and margin management has been no exception. The legislations introduced have focussed heavily on risk and transparency with a particular spotlight on improving financial resilience and reducing contagion risk.
Assisted by cutting edge technology and business collaborations, financial firms have made progress and come a long way, but to attain a collateral nirvana much work still needs to be done. In this paper, we discuss the several key focus areas firms need to pay close attention to, in order to stay compliant, competitive efficient.