House financial services committee
A bad-tempered congressional committee hearing sees US regulators quizzed over Volcker rule costs
HR 992 passes by 53 votes to six, despite protests by leading Democratic member on House Financial Services Committee
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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A bipartisan attempt to clarify the scope of the Dodd-Frank Act – and limit the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s proposals on swap execution facilities – had been making rapid progress, raising hopes that trading platforms would have some...
Expert predictions of delayed start date proven correct
In a world of economic capital, risk-weighted assets and net stable funding ratios, it’s refreshing to come across a simpler risk management benchmark: “Our metric of success is ‘no surprises’: no surprises in terms of the impact on the firm of...
Despite positive vote by House subcommittee, lawyers say a bill repealing section 716 of Dodd-Frank will not pass
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 in other international jurisdictions. That’s...
More than half of respondents expect regulators to back down over extraterritoriality application of margin rules
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.