Institutional inertia is one of the abiding forces in human experience, especially in governmental institutions. Sadly, such inertia is likely to hinder much-needed revisions in the practice of financial...
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The extreme market-moving events of this year are causing risk managers to revisit the basics of stress testing – how often, which factors to include, and how sensitive and specific to make them. Is there a set answer or must each firm decide its own...
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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