Business continuity depends on effective and robust communications, as many companies only discovered in the wake of March’s disastrous earthquake in Japan
Experience from Japan’s financial crisis in the 1990s showed the importance of maintaining the core intermediation function of banks by not placing an excessive regulatory burden on them, a lesson that...
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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A number of major natural disasters during the past year has increased reinsurance costs in Asia, with some Japanese insurers seeing a rise of 20% or more in the cost of reinsurance. But demand for reinsurance is still growing, according to Moody’s...
Japan looked at the need to impose excess capital for systemically important financial institutions in the 1990s and rejected it in favour of ‘bridge banks’ which could inherit losses in the event of a major bank getting into trouble. One university...
Speakers on a panel at Risk Japan 2011 in Tokyo on August 30 debated the effects of international regulatory developments on Japanese financial institutions. Some parties believe Japan needs to team up with Europe to push back on Dodd-Frank extraterritoriality....
Masao Hasegawa, CRO at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, says he was taken aback by a regulatory requirement to develop a resolution and recovery plan before year-end
During a question and answer session at Risk Japan 2011 in Tokyo today, Mizuho Securities chief risk officer, Kenji Fujii, tells delegates Fed chairman, Ben Bernanke, was right not to have announced a new wave of quantitative easing last week. He also...
The largest year-on-year change in the Europe FVC indexes was the 15.66% seen in the accelerated growth index. The change for the same period in the region's benchmark Eurostoxx 50 index was an increase of 10.7%. The rise in the accelerated growth index...
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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