Former head of op risk switches to project management role
Plains Exploration & Production will hedge up to 90% of its oil production for the next three years, the Houston-based company says as it reaches a deal to buy $6.1 billion of oil assets in the Gulf...
Rogue trades went undetected for almost three years, prosecution says
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The trial of UBS rogue trader Kweku Adoboli started this morning – and the defence will claim UBS colleagues were complicit
Basel Committee's proposed new reports on daily liquidity needs would involve "thousands upon thousands" of data points, according to critics
Portigon – the entity that emerged from the break-up of WestLB – moves away from the AMA for op risk calculation after forced restructure
Market sentiment could eventually be used as an input for risk and trading models, helping to predict future events, says John Macdonald of IBM Algorithmics
Operational risk losses are disproportionately high at large banks, new survey finds
The cost of systematic tail-risk hedging strategies may be high, but market participants should be wary of trying to reduce the costs by adding discretionary positions, says Vix co-inventor
Tyrie calls for more action on tax schemes
Mis-selling in banks requires a cultural shift, chief executive says in response to FSA report
Ineffective use of economic capital frameworks 'could obscure true risk profile of firm'
Jenkins takes over at bank under scrutiny for Qatari fundraising and Libor rigging
As a number of regasification plants start to come online, pricing agencies are looking to offer a region-specific benchmark with the potential to drive up use of LNG swaps
Clearing members would be forced to guarantee trades executed by their clients' clients - on terms the member firms have not agreed
Operational risk managers are heavily involved in new business and change management, but play a less conspicuous role in the front office, according to an Operational Risk & Regulation survey
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