LMRKTS Helps Banks Bridge the SA-CCR Adoption Gap

01.18.2021 - New York

LMRKTS, an industry-leading optimization and compression provider, announced the completion of its third optimization cycle for clients who calculate their capital requirements using the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s Standardized Approach for measuring Counterparty Credit Risk (SA-CCR).

Banks face new challenges in post-trade counterparty exposure management as SA-CCR is being implemented globally. In addition to managing the complexity of new netting sets and a new methodology, banks must continue to optimize and mitigate exposures with counterparties still utilizing the Current Exposure Method (CEM). The phased transition risks the bifurcation of optimization networks and creates additional headwinds for banks’ treasury resource management and XVA teams.

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