The fluctuating fortunes of the banking sector in recent years have proved how difficult it is to judge a bank's risk management strategy during boom periods. It is revealing that two firms to report record...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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With extreme volatility and liquidity concerns hitting Russia in the second half of 2008, large cracks were exposed in the country's bank risk management practices. Alexey Simanovsky, director of banking regulation and supervision at the Bank of Russia,...
The fluctuating fortunes of the banking sector in recent years have proved how difficult it is to judge a bank's risk management strategy during boom periods. It is revealing that two firms to report record profits during the heady days of 2006 were Switzerland's...
Buoyed by a strong local currency and surging commodities prices in recent years, many Russian corporates eschewed derivatives to hedge risks. But with both the rouble and commodity prices plummeting in recent months, it may be time for a rethink. Alastair...
The Nord Stream pipeline, planned to come online in 2011, will be vital to help Europe meet its future gas demands. However, financing any infrastructure project in the current climate is difficult. Roderick Bruce looks at the challenges facing Nord Stream...
The break-up of Russia's power monopoly, RAO Unified Energy System, in July 2008 heralded a new dawn for the sector and a key point in the lengthy liberalisation process. But privatisation coincided with the economy's crash. Roderick Bruce examines the...
Alexey Simanovsky, director of banking regulation and supervision at the Bank of Russia, updates Risk on Basel II compliance and other risk management issues affecting the local market.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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