The advent of UMR has not only put pressure on firms to make their systems compliant with the regulations, but also put a drag on real returns as a result of the increased need to post margin on products which were previously not collateralized. Pension funds, asset managers and traditional long only funds are the firms more severely impacted because with directional books and growing notionals, the margin will continue to increase due to lack of any considerable offsets between positions
About Cassini Systems
Front-to-back, pre-trade to end-of-day margin, collateral + cost analysis across the entire lifecycle of a trade for any asset class and for cleared/uncleared derivatives. Monitor, optimize and ensure transparency on margin and ensure collateral liquidity; lowering the carry cost of derivatives.