Obstacles and opportunities arise from Solvency II
Webinar discusses the challenges faced by the insurance sector in implementing Solvency II
UK industry asks European Commission for certainty on Solvency II transition
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The ultimate risk – flawed liquidity risk management
Regulators and legislators are pushing for improvements in risk governance and reporting at financial institutions; firms simply cannot afford not to strengthen their governance and reporting frameworks. Victoria Tozer-Pennington reports
RBS issued a one-year income product linked to five Japanese stocks in March 2008, paying 3% interest plus a variable capital repayment. Three of the stocks fell through their barriers, putting capital at risk and making for a capital return of only 39%
Budgets are under pressure, and more and more firms are opting for a single platform provider for all their compliance software needs. Victoria Pennington looks at which companies they are turning to, and why
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SunGard and SAP jointly launch product
When international banking supervisors met in Basel, Switzerland in 1999 to propose a new framework for capital adequacy, they set in motion the biggest shake-up of the decade as to how banks measure risk and allocate capital. The new proposals, called…
German software services provider SAP said it is providing new functions for its mySAP Banking package to help banks meet the requirements of the risk-based Basel II capital Accord and new international accounting standards in the European Union (EU).
DePfa Bank has completed the implementation of the Kamakura Risk Manager suite having purchased the license in late 2001. The system is the first to completely integrate credit risk, market risk, asset and liability risks and meets the needs of Basel II.
German software giant SAP is making a firm move into the risk management industry with the further development of its range of industry solutions. The Waldorf-based firm has already developed credit and market risk components for the financial services…
Risk management software suppliers will need to improve their products to meet the demands of Basel II.