Too big to fail
The Office of Financial Research is charged with supplying data to help US regulators assess potential risks to the financial system, but Isda panellists express scepticism over what data should be used...
Basel’s liquidity rules mean banks will have to issue more long-term debt. That is not going to be easy if regulators also force senior bondholders to absorb a failing bank’s losses. By Mark Pengelly...
Regulators are looking at how financial markets could be proofed against the collapse of a CCP – but there are more questions than answers at the moment, says the EC’s Patrick Pearson
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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The final recommendations by the UK Independent Commission on Banking will require UK banks to significantly rejig their structures – a move that is likely to lead to higher funding costs and lower ratings for the non-ring-fenced investment banking...
Former IMF adviser Rosa Lastra says international regulatory framework should apply 'hard' rules on cross-border resolutions
The US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation claims its new resolution powers would deliver a 97% recovery to senior bondholders if Lehman Brothers failed today. If markets buy that argument, a leap in recovery assumptions could have knock-on effects...
Institutions will be weaker and markets will be riskier if new rules vary between jurisdictions, Credit Suisse vice-chair warns
Future deputy chief executive of UK's new Prudential Regulatory Authority promises intense relationship with regulators "on things that matter"
It might be argued that trying to formulate a reliable quantitative estimate of extreme, low-probability tail risk for banks is futile. If true, this raises serious questions about the wisdom of developing a more complex Basel III capital framework,...
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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