SEC Inches Toward Risk-Based Margin Requirements

MacFadyen, Ken
November 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;11/6/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 42, p6
Trade Publication
The article provides an overview of the concept of portfolio margining in global markets implemented by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Douglas Engman, CEO of FIMAT Preferred, ascertained its role in revolutionizing the options industry. This move by the SEC somehow encouraged large domestic hedge funds over its money investments.


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