Canada’s tight-knit and conservative banking community weathered the financial crisis well, due to its restrained approach to risk and a good relationship with its savvy regulators. ORR talks to some...
The US requirement that all over-the-counter products be cleared through central counterparties has been viewed positively, but how it will work and the implications it has for banks is still unclear
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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The UK’s Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) was set up to ensure consumers could be compensated if their bank went under. But who should be paying for it? And what does its future hold as the country’s financial regulation framework is...
Suncorp has faced severe operational and financial challenges in the wake of the Queensland floods and other natural disasters in Australasia during the past year. Group chief risk officer Robert Stribling explains how centralised operational procedures...
Operational risk remains one of the trickiest areas of Solvency II calibration. Laura Polak and John Winter explain how external data sources can bridge the gap
International standards often fall short when applied to Islamic finance. We look at the complexities of adjusting established laws to comply with the principles of sharia, and the moves under way to create a national data-pooling system for handling...
Highlights of OpRisk North America were presentations on setting risk appetite, how to model more effectively and the importance of interconnectedness in op risk management
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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