Phase 5 of the uncleared margin rules came into effect on 1 September.

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Smaller entities come into scope in phase five of the uncleared margin regulations on September 1.

This is part of BlackRock’s multi-year investment in the Aladdin platform’s derivatives functionality

Majority of asset managers are unprepared despite deadline extension.

Margin calls increased due to volatility caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Daily margin calls increased during the March volatility.

The industry spends more than $20bn a year processing trades.

They aim to help mutual clients reduce the cost of margin management.

Covid-19 has delayed bilateral margin requirements by one year.

Client ability to meet margin calls is a major worry in the medium term.