New regulatory standards require central counterparties (CCPs) to have robust processes in place to mitigate counterparty credit risk exposures. Risk management models must optimally determine the relative...
Reporting lines are a vital part of operational risk management – and changes are spreading from the large banks to the rest of the industry, Marcelo Cruz writes
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Coming into force in July, the AIFM directive will likely to curb the freedom for prime brokers to reuse assets pledged by hedge funds for collateral, resulting in higher fees for services including leverage, says Patrick Colle, general manager of Paris-based...
What does it mean to be courageous, in the context of regulation? Sheila Bair, former chairwoman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in the US, uses the term in this month's cover story, to describe Federal Reserve proposals that would regulate...
Hedge funds continue to attract bad press and an even worse public image. It is time to improve the relationship with the public, media and politicians – something that will benefit capital flows
Iosco published regulatory guidance; State Street confidence index falls; New research might make monkeys out of fund managers; US equities will be the best investment this year, says Barclays research
Launched in 2005, the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) was meant to encourage firms to switch towards greener alternatives than burning dirty fossil fuels. But due to economic woes, a glut of European Union Allowances (EUAs) has emerged,...
You know when it's after the event, because all the talk is of buy low, sell high as the fear about whether or not the moment of investment truth has been missed. You are not hearing that yet, so that must mean that now is either the end of the world...
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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