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Agreements reached under US Dodd-Frank Act fail to address critical issue of enforcement
This white paper looks at the heavy impact of regulation on investment managers, the mitigation of outsourcing risk, inefficiencies in corporate actions processing and the growing importance of collateral management.
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This whitepaper reviews the fundamental changes of Liquidity Risk Management under Basel III. It discusses how institutions can meet the regulatory requirements on liquidity risk management by enhancing their liquidity risk analytics, funds transfer pricing methodologies, liquidity stress testing frameworks, and enterprise risk management platforms.