Tag: uncleared margin rules

UMR Phase 6: The time to prepare is yesterday

Drawing comparisons with some of the most rigorous and pressing regulations in recent memory, Phase 6 of Uncleared Margin Rules is set to hit 1,100 buy-side firms in September. While Q3 might seem a long way off, as ever with regulatory preparations, firms are being urged to act now around controls, documentation, testing and data flows. Wesley Bray looks at the latest round of this regulation and how firms can prepare.