Competition among exchanges in Japan is necessary to prevent systems outages such as those in the Osaka Securities Exchange earlier this month
Firms seek short-term opportunities before directive implemented
New technical specifications on Solvency II’s capital requirements make some significant changes to the way insurers calculate their own funds, but they also leave some unanswered questions. Louie Woodall reports
IAIS proposals will encourage regulatory arbitrage due to lack of global capital standard,experts warn
US Orsa marches on
UK Financial Services Authority highlights problems with data control, ownership and validation
Keeping above the capital floor
Capitalising on the bank asset sale
Over three-quarters of poll respondents believe new resolution plans will hurt market for bank bonds - at a time when issuance needs to increase
Research published today on behalf of the GFMA global foreign exchange division highlights the potentially punitive impact of the financial transaction tax on the forex industry
The American dream
Stemming the flow
Feeling the way
IIF warns Solvency II risk charges may lead to imprudent asset allocation by insurers
Higher capital charges for with profits products under Solvency II
Oliver Wyman's former partner moves to Boston-based firm
Oil price spikes remain one of the World Economic Forum's (WEF) top 10 economic risks for 2010, with the risk-rating moving up to medium risk from low risk in 2009.
As banks and other market players seek to close risk management loopholes exposed by tottering markets, some post-mortems are homing in on a broader issue: corporate culture.
Tom Wilson's work helped change the way the industry thinks about credit risk, alternative risk transfer and corporate risk culture. What now for ING Insurance's new head of risk management? By Navroz Patel
Recent defaults, downgrades and losses have prompted increased concern among investors about the operational risks associated with securitisation, according to a new Standard & Poor’s (S&P) survey.
Many financial institutions in emerging markets are struggling with the demands of modern risk management. And difficulties with AMA aren’t helping. By Choongo Moonga
Mercer Oliver Wyman, the New York-based financial services consultancy, has appointed a senior director for its 20-person Italy Office.