Central Counterparties for Over-the-Counter Derivatives

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Stephen G. Cecchetti

Brandeis International Business School; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Jacob Gyntelberg

Nordea Group; University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics

Marc Hollanders

Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Date Written: September 2009

Abstract

Wider use of central counterparties (CCPs) for over-the-counter derivatives has the potential to improve market resilience by lowering counterparty risk and increasing transparency. However, CCPs alone are not sufficient to ensure the resilience and efficiency of derivatives markets.

JEL Classification: G01, G15, G18

Suggested Citation

Cecchetti, Stephen G. and Gyntelberg, Jacob and Hollanders, Marc, Central Counterparties for Over-the-Counter Derivatives (September 2009). BIS Quarterly Review, September 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1472960

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Bank for International Settlements (BIS) ( email )

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