Rule change could see growth in swaps indexed to federal funds rate
Industry says action is imperative as hedges could be rendered ineffective by the market's switch to OIS discounting
Pioneer Solutions’ president, Uday Baral, discusses how the needs of ETRM users are being met by the dynamic and efficient service his company offers
Regulators are increasingly bearing down on insurers as the market looks to establish better risk management practices. With the Solvency II proposals being drafted, what are insurance companies doing to make sure they can comply with the stricter regulations...
Energy companies are not alone in having to review their operations to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Energy software suppliers, too, are looking at their systems, although most are confident they are already well prepared, finds Clive Davidson
European corporate treasurers and finance officers are still way behind in their preparations for IAS 39.
The US Senate Banking Committee held a hearing on Mark Brickell's nomination for director of the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (Ofheo), the regulator for government-sponsored enterprises (GSE) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, this afternoon.
Jean-Claude Trichet, governor of the Bank of France, said transparency is essential to prevent a "herd mentality" in the financial market that can create artificial swings in market prices.
Standard & Poor’s Jack Kennedy and Neri Bukspan believe new Financial Accounting Standards Board rules for US energy traders will make it easier to measure a firm’s risk management ability, liquidity position and equity capital
DePfa Bank has completed the implementation of the Kamakura Risk Manager suite having purchased the license in late 2001. The system is the first to completely integrate credit risk, market risk, asset and liability risks and meets the needs of Basel...
The Enron debacle has spurred investors and creditors to press for greater disclosure of corporate risk and hedging strategies. Companies are beginning to respond. How far will it go?