US, EU insistence on next-day variation margin settlement criticised by Apac lenders
New technology creates fresh risks, which require supervision, says Sato
Mizuho International CRO thinks front line and risk management must act in partnership
Revised rules cut upper threshold for G-Sibs to 18% from 20% of RWA
ETP volumes are low despite mandate and participants are worried about regulation's future scope
Firms discuss ways to make better use of data glut
Dodd-Frank will require some foreign banks to set up intermediate holding companies for their US operations and also subject them to enhanced liquidity, supervision and stress testing. How will Asian banks be affected given the flow of US dollars from...
Japanese banks criticise proposed US regulation of foreign banking entities
As the CFTC prepares to finalise its rules on extraterritoriality, some firms in Asia are working to minimise the impact on non-US entities
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
On the move
Mizuho adds to London high yield team
Trading venue plans to register as swap execution facility soon
Asian banks likely to opt for harmonised OTC clearing approach with the US and expect higher hedging costs for corporates
A suitable ploy
Japan’s regulator points to Mizuho Financial Group’s operational risk management model as an example for banks in the country to follow. Shigehiko Mori, the group’s head of operational risk, talks about how the model works and his plans for continued...
Mizuho Securities is demanding ¥40.4 billion ($347 million) from the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) to compensate it for a trading error that it was unable to cancel on time.
Mizuho International, the London-based international securities arm of the Japanese firm Mizuho, has appointed Mark White as head of equity derivatives sales and Antony Reeves as associate director, equity derivatives sales.
Lightning, it is said, will only strike twice in the same place if it is induced to do so. Strange forces, then, must inhabit the Ohtemachi First Square Building, whose residents have fallen victim to yet another bolt from the blue.
The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) will increase the trading capacity of its equity, convertible bonds and exchangeable bonds markets by half a million executed trades a day from Monday if tests to upgrade the system over the weekend are successful, according...
The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) will shorten its afternoon trading by half an hour starting tomorrow, after it was forced to close some of its markets 20 minutes early today as the volume of transactions hit capacity levels.
Mizuho Financial Group has signed up to Kamakura’s risk information services, the Honolulu-based software company has confirmed, as the Japanese financial behemoth seeks to strengthen its lending activities following years of write-offs.