London and New York - Banks and asset management firms are moving forward with improvements to derivatives clearing and settlement operations, but volatile markets, regulatory uncertainty and shifting...
London - Insurance companies are bracing themselves for the impending wave of litigation relating to losses due to poor-performing securities such as collateralised debt obligations (CDOs). Cases in the...
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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The November 30 target for central clearing of index credit default swap (CDS) trades set by a consortium of industry associations and investment banks was unlikely to be met as Risk went to press. The Operations Management Group (OMG), a collective...
Clearing houses are to play a bigger role in mitigating counterparty risk for trading over-the-counter derivatives. In a statement made on October 17 reviewing the derivatives market before the end of the year, Charlie McCreevy, European Commissioner...
With three of the biggest credit events in history - Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Lehman Brothers - occurring within a week of each other in September, the credit derivatives market faced its biggest-ever test. Auctions to establish cash settlement prices...
A large part of the over-the-counter derivatives market will shift towards central clearing houses by next year, as the collapse of Lehman Brothers on September 15 forces banks to reassess counterparty risk posed by other dealers.
NEW YORK/LONDON - Market instability is creating record volumes of transactions in equities, bonds, derivatives, foreign exchange and other instruments - and some institutions are struggling to cope. For these institutions, the surge in volumes is highlighting...
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
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