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Greg Medcraft took over as chair of the International Organization of Securities Commissions in March, alongside his role as chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. He talk...
Single bank default could affect multiple CCPs, leading to crippling default contribution for existing members and a chain of bank failures
This panel will discuss ways to allocate resources and minimize potential exposure with a set of analytical tools to assess, simulate and quantify operational risk capital to improve business efficiency and performance across the enterprise.
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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.