London school of economics
Banks competing with a large securities market may abandon conservative lending policies, making them vulnerable to bubbles in response to an inflow of capital
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.
More London school of economics articles
Study disproves commonly held negative perceptions of HFT
Reliance on efficient markets hypothesis to develop policy frameworks must be reversed, LSE’s Brandon Davies and Fathom director Danny Gabay argue
Basel Committee’s Peter Praet acknowledges disagreement; Charles Goodhart warns lack of consensus will stop central banks acting to stem financial imbalances
Charles Goodhart, Sir John Gieve and Paul Mortimer-Lee say regulation is best housed within the central bank but warn challenges remain
Association for Financial Markets in Europe proposes regulator-enforced version of contingent capital to replace state-funded bailouts; proposals still troublesome, Goodhart says
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.