The Basel Committee is planning to launch its long-awaited review of trading book capital rules within the next few months. It could redefine the boundaries of the trading book, seek to reflect market...
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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Patchwork of risk measures - including standalone CVA charge - may be left intact
A stricter approach to the modelling of bank capital is "high likely", as a result of concerns that risk-weighted asset numbers are too divergent
In an effort to meet liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) requirements contained in the new Basel III rules, banks are keen to maximise their level of retail deposits. Asia has a head start in this area because the region traditionally has a high savings culture,...
Dealers will have to change the way they approach long-dated derivatives business, says Barclays Capital’s Jerry del Missier
Accountants want banks to report as profits the impact of widening credit spreads on their liabilities, but regulators are moving in the other direction. The result could be painful deductions from capital, and two very different sets of incentives. Laurie...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.