OTC derivatives reform

At the 2009 Group of 20 Pittsburgh Summit, the Australian Government joined other jurisdictions in committing to substantial reforms to practices in over-the-counter (OTC) derivative markets with respect to transaction reporting, clearing and trade execution.

The overarching objectives of the OTC derivatives reforms are to:

  • enhance the transparency of transaction information available to relevant authorities and the public
  • promote financial stability, and
  • support the detection and prevention of market abuse.

These commitments aim to bring transparency to these markets and improve risk management practices. These changes provide a framework for the regulation of OTC derivatives reporting, clearing and trade execution. Queries in relation to ASIC's work in the area of OTC derivatives reform can be sent to: OTCD@asic.gov.au.

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