Preparing for the worst

In the US and Europe, small and medium-sized banks greeted the publication in January of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s proposals for a new Accord on bank regulatory capital with a collective moan. The new rules will impose significant costs for banks that wish to comply with the Accord’s foundation and advanced internal ratings-based (IRB) approaches.

While the US Federal Reserve has promised to soften the blow for US small and medium-sized banks by issuing special rules for

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Next-generation technologies and the future of trading

At a webinar in association with capital markets technology provider Numerix, panellists discuss the potential for increased adoption of the public cloud to boost investment performance, its impact on risk management and overcoming barriers to…

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