Following recent issues of contingent capital by Lloyds Banking Group and Rabobank, other firms are eyeing similar issuance as a means of meeting higher capital requirements in a cost-effective way. But...
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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To prevent another financial crisis, should regulators introduce more of the same – that is, greater capital requirements – or should they take a completely different approach and address corporate culture and behaviour instead?
For a moment it looked as if the post-crisis drive for reform was losing momentum. But the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has established working groups to keep the industry focused, and to propose ways to keep moving forward
Goldman Sachs’ operational risk management department has two global co-heads, Spyro Karetsos and Mark D’Arcy, who together are using a ‘Rosetta Stone’ approach to break down operational risk language barriers between business lines.
The latest Basel committee proposals to force insurance subsidiaries’ equity to be financed with the parent’s Tier I capital poses a threat to the bancassurance business model, already wounded from high-profile failures. The increased cost of capital...
US banking regulators have issued new liquidity risk policy co-ordinated with Basel Committee guidance.
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