Australian superannuation funds are moving to establish operational risk buffers, ahead of new regulations that could make provisioning for losses mandatory. Wietske Blees reports from Sydney
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Australian superannuation funds are moving to establish operational risk buffers, ahead of new regulations that could make provisioning for such losses mandatory. But there are concerns about how to treat equity members fairly over time. Wietske Blees...
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No longer impressed by a hedge fund’s charisma and prestige, investors are looking beyond the showy front and want to see that the nuts and bolts of a fund’s operations are up to scratch
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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