With markets anticipating a Greek debt restructuring, bank traders and risk managers are preparing for a wider crisis that could drag in northern European countries, tip the euro into a tailspin or even threaten the eurozone’s integrity.
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg has committed his party to punitive unilateral bank bonus regulations in the UK election race.
Vendors and their clients are focusing on the implementation of liquidity analytics to boost credit risk management
Ideas about governance, risk and compliance are still evolving, but the downturn has provided a chance to put them into action.
Chris Schlegel, risk manager with Southern Company, speaks to Lianna Brinded about the changing landscape for energy risk management amid the new global energy mix
BP and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) have awarded a raft of other energy and commodities companies deals to start drilling and production in the lucrative Iraqi Rumaila oilfield, which they operate, despite the current lack of a petroleum...
Our Special Report for April focuses on India's nascent energy derivatives markets.
The concept of using derivatives for risk management is still relatively new to utilities in India and viewed with caution by market regulators. Katie Holliday talks to market experts about how they expect the discipline of risk management to develop
Discussion about incentives to promote good risk management is increasingly gaining relevance for Basel II advanced measurement approach applicants, as well as for banks adopting the standardised approach
Raj Singh, chief risk officer at Swiss Re, talks to Alexander Campbell
Operational risk is potentially the biggest risk faced by insurers – and also one of the most difficult to model. However, as a number of loss data aggregation initiatives globally either emerge or mature, insurers are much better placed to quantify...
The Bank of Spain defends Spanish banks' hands-on risk management of non-performing assets related to the property sector.
Chinese oil refining, producing and trading company China Petroleum and Chemical (Sinopec) has acquired deep-water oil assets in Angola by buying a 55% stake in Sonangol Sinopec, in a bid to further secure its diverse portfolio of oil import security.
Sector fears new rules will make it harder to compete
The cost of electricity for 2010 onwards will depend heavily on how governments plan to raise financial capital for electricity generation as well as the price of carbon, say the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)...
The financial crisis prompts the Singapore regulator to tighten corporate governance rules with a focus on management boards and directors
Outsourcing is about more than cutting costs