Welcome to the first issue of the ninth volume of The Journal of Operational Risk. The spring and summer seasons bring a number of important operational risk conferences, among them OpRisk USA and OpRisk...
Special inspector general says agency to stay until at least 2020
An extraordinary Australian court judgement shines a light on the errors and deceit that led to the granting of a triple-A rating to ABN Amro’s Surf constant proportion debt obligation in 2006. Lukas...
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
More Litigation articles
The fine handed out by an Australian court last year to ABN Amro and Standard & Poor’s was a rare success for post-crisis litigants in structured credit cases. The victors are hoping to repeat the trick in Europe – but what are their chances? Lukas...
The UK FSA fines UBS for failures in systems and controls leading up to Adoboli's $2.3 billion losses
Verdict in trial of Kweku Adoboli may lead to litigation against UBS, legal expert warns
Barclays' $450m settlement gives lawyers smoking gun evidence of attempts to tamper with benchmark rates
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.