The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision is looking closely at the use of supervisor-approved internal models by banks, but the alternatives, such as a leverage ratio, are not a realistic option, argues...
The global FX division is upping its lobbying efforts to have forex derivatives carved out of the financial transaction tax with new research that shows the potential impact of the tax on transaction costs...
In a time-limited relief letter issued last week, the CFTC recognises concerns expressed by agency firms over the implications of the external business conduct rules
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Lobbyists are hopeful a resolution will be reached to their concerns over external business conduct rules that have forced agencies to retreat from FX derivatives
The decision by European legislators to exempt EU banks from the CVA capital charge when trading with certain counterparties has infuriated regulators at home and abroad. Nick Sawyer discusses the issue with Duncan Wood
Prime brokers have had to cancel four-way agreements for trades involving two buy-side firms, on the basis that a no-action letter issued by the CFTC on April 30 did not cover this type of business
Failure to meet deadline for earlier protocol puts banks on the back foot for compliance with next round of rules
The crisis did not start in Asia, but Asian countries have been among the first to implement the resulting capital and liquidity regime – while the US and Europe have yet to move. The result is an unlevel playing field, says Elbert Pattijn, chief risk...
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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