The date: October 27. The scene: a dining room at one of the world’s biggest banks. The starter: grilled salmon. While glasses of sparkling water were still enthusiastically effervescing, two of the...
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The extraterritorial application of US uncleared margin proposals will make it tough for US banks to compete with their foreign counterparts in swaps business unless the proposals are copied by regulators...
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In recent months, the buzz around Brussels has been the potential for a further delay to Solvency II. The European Parliament has now added its weight to those arguing for some form of postponement. This followed proposals put forward earlier in the year...
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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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