Sonia bond trailblazer wants a single bond template for all RFRs, but found hidden devils in its debut
The week on Risk.net, July 28-August 3, 2018
ARRC chair Sandra O’Connor also questions IBA transparency
Issuer to use daily compounded, backward-looking rate with time lag for sterling benchmark
Second deal with European Investment Bank frees up balance sheet for lending
EIB model head explains a four-step process for putting risk at the centre of governance efforts
Bankers claim new rules “trap liquidity”
Capital efficiency of A3 bond tempts insurers
Long maturities and improved rating lure firms into Spanish gas scheme bonds
Regulators should be more intuitive in their approach to capital levels, EIB treasury risk head tells conference
Insurers keen to invest in real economy, finds BaFin study, but regulatory uncertainty holding them back
European Investment Bank set to launch project bond pilot scheme in September
US regulations on mandatory clearing and uncleared margin could put US dealers at a competitive disadvantage in Europe, says EIB
Towards two-way CSAs
A recipe for disaster?
European Investment Bank plans to sell 300 million EU carbon allowances
Bargagli-Petrucci says bye-bye to EIB
Several sovereigns, supranationals and agencies are considering following Portugal’s lead and posting collateral to derivatives counterparties, say dealers
Financial institutions have failed to properly manage their operational risk in recent years and can expect to be subjected to higher requirements in future, an official from the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) warned yesterday.
The largest multilateral lenders in eastern Europe today pledged €24.5 billion over the next two years to support the region's banking sectors affected by "global financial retrenchment".
For operational risk managers to really make a difference to their firms' fortunes, they must be willing to get their hands dirty and face facts, no matter how scary the facts may be, says Sergio Scandizzo, in the second of a two-part series
The European Investment Bank (EIB), the multi-government-owned financing arm of the European Union, has launched two new bonds, a multinational environmental bond and its first rouble-denominated issue.
The European Union's Markets in Financial Instruments Directive is set for implementation in April 2007. But there's plenty of confusion as to what the new regulations will entail – particularly with regards to 'best execution'. By Hann Ho