Byres replaces Stefan Walter as Basel Committee secretary-general; UBS rogue trading fall-out claims more senior execs; Maguire takes charge of SwapClear US
Swiss banks had to switch over to Basel 2.5 at the start of 2011, but they are still wrestling with elements of the new trading book rules – from educating traders on the impact, to working out sovereign...
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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In assessing how culture plays a part in preventing financial crime or excessive risk-taking, it might help to look externally at national identity, and its ability to shape risk appetite or an individual’s propensity to commit fraud
Recent events at UBS have prompted one industry expert to call for a specific rogue-trading regulation
Disputes over the valuation of trades backed by multi-currency credit support annex (CSA) agreements – allowing counterparties to post collateral in multiple currencies and assets – have pushed the industry to develop a new standard CSA. Progress...
The exchange-traded notes (ETNs) market in the US and Europe is becoming more complementary and bespoke, while the enhanced exposure ETNs can provide is taking market access to the next stage. Sarah Nowakowska reports
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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