Buyside's worries on OTC derivatives

Financial regulation in the US, as set out by Dodd-Frank, has been delayed and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (Emir) has also been put back as regulators realise they need more time. Jane Lowe, director of markets at the Investment Management Association, is keen regulators take the time to look at two issues for the buy-side - extra-territoriality - and whether some institutions will be regulated under Dodd-Frank and Emir, and "portability" of OTC derivatives contracts - another emerging hot issue.