Global systemically important financial institutions (g-sifi)
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The rapid growth of commodity trading houses has led critics to question whether these firms have become a source of systemic risk. But trading houses strongly reject such arguments, and suggest the...
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Banks might find a lack of investment from the insurance sector under current regulatory proposals
Risk.net poll: global Sifi status is desirable, say 31% of respondents
Some banks want to be on the list of global Sifis – exactly the opposite to what the rules are intended to achieve, says former chairman of the Basel Committee standards implementation group
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.