Market shocks are earthquakes, not a game of roulette
This white paper looks at the heavy impact of regulation on investment managers, the mitigation of outsourcing risk, inefficiencies in corporate actions processing and the growing importance of collateral management.
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ABSTRACT This paper analyzes the impact of asset price bubbles on a firm's standard risk measures, including value-at-risk (VaR) and conditional value-at-risk (CVaR). Comparing a bubble economy and a...
Regulators argue a backstop is needed to avoid too-low modelled numbers
Quants find way to streamline future value calculations for exotic
Modeling multivariate return distributions via copula functions is a common approach in financial risk management. However, evidence of the impact of choosing a particular copula function on different...
In this paper, we generalize Vasicek's asymptotic single-risk factor solution to multiple factors organized with a particular hierarchical structure. We use this model to investigate credit portfolio loss....
Expected shortfall is hard to back-test, critics say – but the search for a solution is underway
Expected shortfall may be more conservative than VAR, but there are backtesting and stability concerns
This whitepaper reviews the fundamental changes of Liquidity Risk Management under Basel III. It discusses how institutions can meet the regulatory requirements on liquidity risk management by enhancing their liquidity risk analytics, funds transfer pricing methodologies, liquidity stress testing frameworks, and enterprise risk management platforms.