Bypassing Basel

Risk management


Overhauling risk management at a bank that is making the transition from a local family business to a regional banking corporation is no easy feat. And doing it in the middle of a liquidity and credit crisis is unlikely to make matters simpler. But that's the job of group head of risk management at Singapore's United Overseas Bank (UOB), Tham Ming Soong.

Tham - who has run market risk at another Singapore bank, OCBC, and worked as a director for financial risk at the Monetary Authority of

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