Revised rules cut upper threshold for G-Sibs to 18% from 20% of RWA
Requirements for non-cleared swaps delayed until September 2016 but firms in Asia may still not be ready
Further penalty imposed for watered-down report
Japanese firms will to look to use non-European counterparts
Inconsistent rules are damaging financial intermediation, says senior Japanese banker
Initial margin requirements could increase liquidity strain on firms in smaller markets
Japanese banks criticise proposed US regulation of foreign banking entities
The UK Financial Services Authority should have forced large, sophisticated banks to adopt the advanced measurement approach to operational risk, risk manager argues
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The dollar dominance dispute
Hiromi Yamaoka from the Bank of Japan, Masao Hasegawa from MUFG, and Takashi Oyama from Norinchukin Bank explain the lessons learned following the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11. These include the importance of comprehensive business continuity...
Masao Hasegawa, CRO at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, says he was taken aback by a regulatory requirement to develop a resolution and recovery plan before year-end
Asian demand for commodities continues to be insatiable. Alex Davis looks at how western investment banks are looking to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the growth
Deutsche Bank has become the latest institution to gain a licence to trade derivatives onshore in China. A Deutsche official in Singapore told RiskNews that the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) gave the German bank the go-ahead yesterday.
The China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) has extended the transition period for its new derivatives licensing regime, giving banks an extra three months to get licences in place that will allow them to trade derivatives onshore.
Yen volatility has boosted Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi’s (BTM) foreign exchange revenues. The bank also reported soaring client demand for currency options in fiscal 2003.
Bank of Montreal (BOM) has made a number of appointments in London to strengthen its credit platform.
Kenji Fujii of UFJ Holdings looks at the benefits of using scenario analysis as a means of managing operational risk, and discusses UFJ Bank's scenario-based advanced measurement approach.
With Basel II set for implementation in three years' time, some banks in the Asia Pacific region are working hard to align their operational risk systems with the requirements outlined in the new Accord.
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi (BTM) has extended its use of financial software company Cognotec’s online foreign exchange trading system in Japan.