Protection for whistleblowers not clear cut
Negative events may not damage financial institutions' reputations, conference hears
Structured Products Americas Awards 2012
Tim Mortimer of Future Value Consultants looks at the pricing issues for structured products in different markets and provides his trade of the month
Products with strike dates in January and weekly valuations are reviewed this month
Daily news headlines
American General Finance, the Indiana-based consumer loans specialist, has become the latest US company to restate its results because of mistakes in applying accounting rules. The company announced it would adjust income upwards by $41.5 million for the…
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has started a formal investigation into General Electric's use of derivatives.
Healthy balance sheets, swollen liquidity reserves and positive cashflows should be the words every bondholder wants to hear, but they could spell bad news for credit investors in the US as companies prepare to reward equityholders
London-based Mizuho International has unveiled an insurance derivatives business, to be headed by newly appointed Stefan Roggenkamp.
The US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is unlikely to delay the introduction of financial interpretation number 46 (FIN 46), the consolidation of variable interest entities (VIEs), according to the accounting and tax research team at Credit…
GE's Employers Reinsurance Corporation (GE ERC) has lured John Narvell from XL Winterthur International as its global chief actuary.
GE Commercial Insurance is integrating its Industrial Risk Insurers (IRI) and Global Asset Protection (GAP) Services businesses into one company.
The Enron debacle has spurred investors and creditors to press for greater disclosure of corporate risk and hedging strategies. Companies are beginning to respond. How far will it go?