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It is even possible that investors will effectively change sites during a credit risk swap contract in which they already participate. For example, if a CDS seller believes that the borrower is likely to become insolvent, the CDS seller may purchase his or her own CDS from another institution or sell the contract to another bank to offset the risks. The ownership chain of a CDS can be very long and confusing, making it difficult to continue the size of this market. The U.S. salary of CDS income tax is uncertain (Nirenberg and Kopp 1997:1, Peaslee-Nirenberg 2008-07-21:129 and Brandes 2008). [110] [111] [112] [112] [Notes 2] Commentators have suggested that, depending on how they are formulated, they are either fictitious principal contracts or tax options (Peaslee- Nirenberg 2008-07-21:129). [111] But it`s not safe. CDSs are at risk of being redefined as different types of financial instruments because they are similar to put options and credit guarantees. In particular, the degree of risk depends on the nature of the billing (physical/fiduciary and binary/FMV) and the trigger (standard/each credit event only) (Nirenberg – Kopp 1997:8). [110] And as mentioned below, the appropriate treatment for naked CDS may be completely different.

Banks` high market share quickly eroded as more and more asset managers and hedge funds saw opportunities for trading in credit risk swaps. In 2002, investors dominated the market as speculators and not as hedgeors. [7] [12] [45] [49] U.S. domestic banks were already using credit risk swaps in 1996. [44] This year, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency measured the size of the market with tens of billions of dollars. [56] Six years later, at the end of 2002, the outstanding amount was more than $2 trillion. [3] Credit risk swaps have become a very popular way to manage this type of risk. The U.S. Comptroller of the Currency publishes a quarterly report on credit derivatives and, in a June 2020 report, estimated the total market size at $4 trillion, of which CDS was $3.5 trillion. Critics of the huge credit risk swap market have argued that it has been allowed to become too large without adequate regulation and that, since all contracts are negotiated privately, the market has no transparency. In addition, it was claimed that CDS had exacerbated the 2008 global financial crisis by accelerating the decline of companies such as Lehman Brothers and AIG.

[51] Despite these concerns, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Geithner[16] [38] and Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Gensler[40] are not in favour of an absolute ban on bare credit risk swaps.

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