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Thailand joins the Philippines and India in introducing Basel III capital adequacy requirements ahead of schedule but doubts remain over some aspects of the accord
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Trade finance is crucial to Asia’s developed and developing economies yet its onerous treatment under Basel III threatens to hurt intra-regional commerce. How serious is the threat and will the Basel Committee listen to Asia’s complaints?
With Basel III threatening to choke supply of traditional trade and project finance, the Asia commodities industry is increasingly turning to collateralised financing for growth – with improving liquidity in derivatives markets giving lenders and borrowers...
The risk quantification element of Solvency II’s Own Risk and Solvency Assessment raises some potentially difficult – and awkward – questions for insurers. Some are concerned about how supervisors will treat the results of insurers’ analysis and...
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In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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