Acceptable Collateral Haircut Review
LCH Circular No 4234
8 November 2022
All LCH Ltd Members
The LCH Limited (LCH) Risk Management department has undertaken a review of the haircuts applied to member margin collateral.
Changes to the haircuts resulting from this review will be made effective from Wednesday 23rd November 2022* and can be viewed within the LCH Secure Area and the LCH Knowledge Centre (accessible via LCH Portal)
LCH continues to reserve the right to use its discretion in all circumstances and, in particular, around areas of specific concentration in securities received as margin collateral, including ‘wrong-way' risk.
Members seeking further information in relation to this Circular or confirmation of eligibility should contact the following:
CaLM First Line Risk
*Subject to regulatory review