Central counterparty (ccp)
Stefan Ingves, the governor of the Sveriges Riksbank – Sweden’s central bank – and chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, won’t be rushed. He says it’s too early to tell whether...
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There is a temptation with anniversaries to look back – and plenty has happened since Risk celebrated its 20th year with a bumper July 2007 issue. A crisis that began with defaulting low-income homeowners in the US has since engulfed the banking industry...
Basel Committee addresses long-standing complaints over default fund exposures and client clearing
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Central counterparties are about to take centre stage in the revamped over-the-counter derivatives market – a development that has given rise to a set of global principles for their management and supervision. William Dudley, president of the Federal...
Some clearing houses are adopting loss allocation mechanisms as a last line of defence if one or more clearing members default. That might help a central counterparty get back on an even keel, but what happens afterwards is unknown. Matt Cameron reports...
Operational risk, not market or credit risk, is now seen as the biggest threat to financial stability - and the New York Fed's Stacy Coleman warns that deliberate attack and regulatory change are among the most worrying operational dangers for individual...
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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