Record CDS volumes create operational risk exposure

MANAGEMENT

NEW YORK/LONDON - Market instability is creating record volumes of transactions in equities, bonds, derivatives, foreign exchange and other instruments - and some institutions are struggling to cope. For these institutions, the surge in volumes is highlighting which of their operations are scaleable and which aren't, where the weaknesses are in processes and controls, and where more investment is clearly needed. Credit default swap operations seem to be experiencing particular problems. "Agai