Most Regulators in the developed economies such as the US, EU, UK, Canada, and Switzerland introduced sweeping regulatory reporting obligations, which are aimed
at policing the markets, forcing all Financial Markets Participants to disclose and report vast amounts of trade data pertaining to their transactions.
The following regulations, among others, include several transaction-based regulatory requirements, as well as risk-reducing measures such as clearing, collateralization
and trading venue duties:
These regulations have come about in order to create transparency and to identify systemic risks and imbalances in the financial markets at an early stage.