Off-balance sheet funding is large, rising and not fully accounted for in leverage metrics
US bankruptcy-first approach needs more thought on emergency liquidity, say experts
Americas commodity head says bank is well positioned to cope with new rules
Settlement resolves civil claims over residential mortgage-backed securities
Future crises will be tougher to resolve if legal risks stop strong banks acquiring wounded competitors, warns CRO for RBS Americas
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Three's a crowd
Federal Reserve balance sheet data shows Bear Stearns’ assets held in Maiden Lane vehicle made a paper profit for first time since its inception
US investment bank JP Morgan has made cuts to accommodate the integration of the RBS Sempra commodities business.
Janus Capital nabs Steven Bilodeau from Threadneedle's Frankfurt office.
BP has been accused of negligence and arrogance following the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Alex Davis examines the central role energy sector reputational risk management must now play
Case against two Bear Stearns hedge fund managers to be decided in court
Daily news headlines
Credit is widely seen as the biggest challenge facing energy risk managers in 2009, with many believing a radical overhaul of existing risk practices is due. Pauline McCallion investigates
Losses and Lawsuits
Lehman Brothers has filed for bankruptcy. In an announcement early this morning, the firm said it intended to file a petition under Chapter 11 with the Southern District Court of New York.
Investors should heed the lessons of the credit crunch by changing the products they invest in, said senior BNP Paribas bankers speaking at Risk ’s 2008 Derivatives Summit in London.