Global systemically important financial institutions (g-sifi)
Defining whether a financial institution is systemically important (or not) is challenging due to: the inevitability of combining complex importance criteria such as institutions' size, connectedness and...
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 they are...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Wrong-way risk is a bad enough headache at the best of times. But what if your counterparty is systemically important, so its default affects all your other exposures? Laurie Carver introduces this month’s technical articles
Federal Reserve Board proposals on the supervision of systemically important non-banks would subject insurers to a bank-style regime. Insurance risk managers say the rules make no sense for their industry. By Peter Madigan
Regulators have published their list of global systemically important financial institutions, and will now start to consider those institutions that pose a systemic risk to individual jurisdictions. The extra levels of capital that Sifis will need to...
Banks might find a lack of investment from the insurance sector under current regulatory proposals
Nobody knows whether contingent convertible (CoCo) bonds have much of a future – but if they do, it will owe much to the trailblazing work of Credit Suisse, after its February 2011 issue first tackled some of the instruments’ challenges. Two previous...
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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