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Risk management

Risk management

As one of the world's leading clearing houses, ensuring safer markets is what Eurex Clearing is all about. We have been and continue to be a pioneer in introducing innovative technology and forward-looking services to safeguard the marketplace and to increase market integrity. Throughout our history we have worked to introduce powerful risk management and clearing features that address both our members’ current needs yet also anticipate future developments in the risk landscape.

Our risk management approach

As a CCP, Eurex Clearing faces various types of risks. Comprehensive risk management policies and services need to be in place to ensure the integrity, transparency, efficiency and the safety of our customers and the entire financial markets. Read about our state-of-the-art risk management approach and how credit risk and other types of financial and operational risks are managed.

Download the Spotlight on: CCP Risk Management

Pioneering CCP transparency to maintain safer markets

Public Quantitative Disclosure (PQD) is an internationally agreed format defined by CPMI-IOSCO with the intention of enhancing CCP market transparency. Eurex Clearing has published its PQD since 2015 and continuous strongly to support transparency, both for market stability reasons as well as enabling the challenge and support of centralized risk management. 

With the latest disclosure, Eurex Clearing now begins a series of commentary to highlight key trends, discuss current topics to shed some light on selected data points. Read the first here.

Spotlight on: Client Asset Protection

We offer you, our Clearing Member and your clients, different segregation and porting options to address your needs across all markets. This new booklet aims to provide you with sufficient information to consider which model will best satisfy your business, capital and risk requirements.

Download the Client Asset Protection (brochure) .

Prisma - Portfolio-based risk management

Our portfolio-based risk management methodology — Eurex Clearing Prisma — raises the benchmark for risk calculation, improving the efficiency, safety and integrity of the capital markets.


Global CCP Fire Drill: Simulation of a Crisis Scenario

Watch Thomas Laux, former Chief Risk Officer, Eurex Clearing share his thoughts on the first global Central Counterparty (CCP) fire drill. Conducted on a regular basis, fire drills are a crucial exercise for members and CCPs alike. Learn more about the set-up of this fire drill, the various measures taken and the key features of a successful default management process (DMP).

Best Practices for Auctions in a Default Scenario

Watch our series on Risk Management. Marcus Addison, head of the Default Management team at Eurex Clearing deep dives into the details of auctions. Learn how auctions and hedging activities are interlinked and why the auction format at Eurex Clearing is so successful.

Default management process – hedging in a default

What is portfolio hedging all about? Find out about when and how it takes place and why Eurex Clearing has its own traders: watch our interview with Marat Kadir and Michael Kraft from Eurex Cearing’s Default Management Team. The two traders share their thoughts on hedging in default scenarios.

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