This paper borrows concepts from measurement, test and psychometric theories to explore the issue of credit ratings in the Mexican corporate bond market.
The issues with the standardized measurement approach and a potential future direction for operational risk capital modeling
This paper discusses the criticism and praise the SMA and AMA have received, respectively, in many recent articles.
This paper is meant to serve as a comparison of the approaches and margin models employed by CCPs.
In this paper, a structural model is presented for estimating losses associated with the mis-selling of retail banking products. It is the first paper to consider factor-based modeling for this operational/conduct risk scenario.
This paper considers the claim of improved comparability of SMA outcomes by considering the ability to compare “internal loss experience” between banks.
Operational risk and the three lines of defence in UK financial institutions: is three really the magic number?
This paper examines the three lines of defence in the context of ORM in UK financial institutions.
In this paper, the authors introduce the principal policy issues affecting CCPs and collateral and then use these disclosures to contextualize some stylized facts that may aid in understanding and addressing the policy issues.
The author of this paper explores the reasons for the pending demise of the advanced measurement approach (AMA) to operational risk.
This paper looks at securities-lending, derivatives and prime-brokerage markets as suppliers of collateral.
This paper uses the fractional Kelly strategies framework to show that optimal portfolios with low-beta stocks generate higher median wealth and lower intra-horizon shortfall risk.
This paper provides a broad perspective by taking into account payments globally in a comprehensive way: from card payments to real-time gross settlement
This paper stuides a relevant policy question: does interoperability of cash equity CCPs also imply that it is beneficial to introduce interoperability for derivative CCPs?
This paper empirically tests for correlations between fraud and the macroeconomy.
“Incomplete demutualization” and financial market infrastructure: central counterparty ownership and governance after the crisis of 2008–9
This paper examines risk management governance challenges of the demutualized CCP ownership model and the incentives faced by “incomplete demutualization”, where clearing members remain the ultimate underwriters of CCP default risk.
This paper analyzes empirical data for 4000 real-life trading portfolios with holding periods of about 0.7-19 trading days.
Central counterparties in crisis: International Commodities Clearing House, New Zealand Futures and Options Exchange and the Stephen Francis Affair
This paper highlights the vulnerability of CCPs to large concentrated positions that may be difficult or impossible to close out.
This Forum contribution shows the reader the lessons that can be learned from one of the few occasions in history when a CCP got into severe difficulty.
This paper shows that it is an "inconvenient truth" that the largest losses by banks are not firm specific.
This paper assesses the performance of the real-time diagnostic of the bubble regime in Chinese stock markets.
Regulatory and supervisory deference in the context of Australia’s over-the-counter derivative trade reporting and derivative trade repositories regimes
This paper provides an Australian regulatory perspective on the over-the-counter landscape and shows how regulatory deference can play a facilitating role in the cross-border context.
This paper explores the lines of defense of a central counterparty. The author examines the lines of defence ("the waterfall") of a central counterparty (CCP) inter alia in the context of the requirements set by the Principles for Financial Market…
This paper suggests an approach for assessing IT risk through an incident-based method for monitoring operational IT risk across an extended enterprise based on the ISACA Risk IT framework.
This paper examines the performance of MM, ML and OLS estimators through Monte Carlo experiments for various sample sizes and correlation values when the true data is from non-Gaussian processes.