While the Vietnam regulator is consulting on setting up an asset management company to take on NPLs to help clean up domestic banks' balance sheets, slow progress is being made towards Basel II
DVA for assets
Northern Trust appointed to replicate middle- and back-office functions of existing administrator BNY Mellon at $140bn hedge fund
Service Provider Rankings 2012
The Service Provider Rankings 2012 recognise the important role played by a wide range of organisations in the smooth running and operation of hedge funds and funds of hedge funds globally.
It is impossible for investors to understand modelling differences between banks, FSB report warns
ETRM Software House of the Year, Asia: Triple Point Technology
Market risk hedges should be recognised when calculating CVA capital charge, says HSBC market risk modelling head
The DVA dilemma
Billions of dollars in capital could be excluded under Basel proposals on derivatives DVA - with US banks hardest hit
Service Provider Rankings 2011
RBS being sued in the US by Highland Capital for $100 million
Derivatives accounting proposals abandoned to relief of dealers - but move deals a blow to hopes of convergence between US standards and IASB
Dealers say gross figures over-inflate balance sheet and misrepresent risk
US standard-setter tilting towards IFRS on accounting for financial instruments
Proposal for convergence on derivatives netting could force an adjustment of US bank leverage ratios, says regulator
Risk awards 2011
German corporate pension plans turn their attention to interest rate and inflation hedging
Developments in the US inflation derivatives market
If it’s not broken...
International body says there is "a lot of confusion in the treatment of a lot of plans around the world".