A quick overview of the top ten articles across the whole of Risk.net in 2010 provides a roadmap of the year's main themes
Isda has classified a restructuring of Ambac's RMBS-related exposure as a bankruptcy, triggering thousands of CDS.
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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New York-based credit derivatives product company (CDPC) Primus Guaranty is planning a new venture to write credit default swap (CDS) protection on corporate and sovereign debt and some AAA rated structured credit. CDPCs were originally set up to take...
Mixed Q2 results for monoline insurers have raised fresh worries about their prospects. Ambac and Assured Guaranty have announced huge losses, and, although MBIA recorded a gain, analysts predict the surprise result is only a temporary reprieve. Ambac...
Ambac reported a massive $1.54 billion mark-to-market gain on credit default swaps in the first quarter - an upswing largely due to the company's own deteriorating financial condition. According to results released on May 11, the gain was primarily...
Ambac saw a fourth-quarter net loss of $2.3 billion, a slight improvement on its performance in the third quarter of 2008, when it lost $2.4 billion and a notable improvement from its showing in the fourth quarter of 2007, when it shed $3.3 billion.
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