Klaus Wiedner, head of the insurance and pensions unit at the European Commission, has the task of brokering a deal on Omnibus II. As negotiations go down to the wire, he rebuts criticism that too many...
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Critics of Basel III’s credit valuation adjustment (CVA) capital charge have long warned it would produce perverse incentives. Now, in the form of a string of quarterly losses in Deutsche Bank’s CVA hedging programme, they believe they are being proved...
Mandatory clearing in Europe is widely expected to start from next year, but the complex authorisation process, combined with the variety of collateral segregation models, means the start date for some clients could be much later. Tom Osborn reports
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Standfirst: The start of Europe’s new risk reporting regime was delayed by the drawn-out legislative debate on CRD IV, but that hasn’t given the industry much more time to prepare. Technical detail was published in July, just five months ahead of...
Yoshihiro Kawai, secretary-general of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors, is the man in charge of building a new supervisory framework for both systemically important and internationally active firms. But his blueprints have proved...
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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