JP Morgan’s recent trading loss has drawn attention to a lack of relevant experience on the bank’s three-person risk committee. Other dealers fare better, but of 73 risk committee members at 15 big...
Europe’s debt crisis could get worse, and some firms are looking for tail risk hedges in the foreign exchange market – but even magic bullets can backfire. Mark Pengelly reports
The Dodd-Frank Act’s new reporting regime could come into force in September, but key elements of the rules are still missing. While dealers try to fill in the gaps, they are also having to prepare for...
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US regulators have gained new powers to battle energy market manipulation, and the White House is pushing them to act more aggressively. Should traders be worried? Alexander Osipovich reports
With accounting standard IFRS 9 due to replace IAS 39 by 2015, Carlos Blanco, Michael Pierce and José Ramón Aragonés explore the implications for energy hedging programmes with emphasis on hedge effectiveness tests and the use of optimal hedge ratios...
Mutual insurer New York Life maintained its AAA credit rating throughout the 2008 financial meltdown despite $1.8 billion in capital losses. Chief risk officer Gideon Pell tells Michael Faulkner about how the company is responding to the current economic...
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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