U.S., EU must align derivatives rules: AIMA

By Staff | June 3, 2013 | Last updated on June 3, 2013
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Some U.S. and European derivatives regulations are in conflict or unnecessarily overlap, which could lead to geographical market fragmentation, finds the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) in a new paper.

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“If untreated, some of the conflicting rules may prevent counterparties from complying with either regime. These effects could be mitigated for cross-border transactions by firms being allowed to follow the rules of the jurisdiction of one, under a concept known as ‘substituted compliance’ in the U.S. or ‘equivalence’ in the EU,” reports AIMA.

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