Credit valuation adjustment (CVA)
The decision by European legislators to exempt EU banks from the CVA capital charge when trading with certain counterparties has infuriated regulators at home and abroad. Nick Sawyer discusses the i...
Risk-weighted assets at Royal Bank of Scotland would have been £36 billion lower if exemption agreed earlier this year had been recognised
Supervisors ‘should accept the legislation that the council and the parliament in their wisdom have decided upon’, warns MEP
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Bilateral CVA of optional early termination clauses
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