The results of this paper show that robust forward-looking statistical models are superior to backward-looking assessments of supervisory compliance, which could lead to less regulatory burden when integrated into the examination process, particularly at…
The authors estimate a county-level model of household delinquency and use it to conduct “stress tests” of household debt.
Banks may be reluctant to run down buffers even if regulators soften the MDA threshold for payouts
Alignment on principles needed “in short order”, says Basel working group chair
Questions over bailing in bank bondholders mean problem of too big to fail persists, experts warn
As swaps leverage shrinks, bankruptcy stay rules are not guaranteed to reduce systemic risk, says economist
Potential levels of loss mutualisation under EU rules are unnerving some clearing members
Deviations from regular payment patterns are a sign something might be wrong
Initial margin requirements for OTC derivatives can increase risk of contagion, writes economist
Research throws more light on the hidden risks of central clearing
The authors analyze the role of auctions in managing the default of a central counterparty’s clearing member.
Watchdog says carve-out needed in new recovery and resolution rules to avoid cascading default of clearing houses
European regulators face pressure to exempt sovereign exposures from leverage ratio
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Denmark’s top supervisor says scaling back IFRS 9 would be a costly error
As the derivatives market has accepted the impending transition away from interbank offered rates, attention has turned to how best to manage it. Philip Whitehurst, head of service development, rates at LCH, explores how the clearing house is working…
Regulators consider banks’ internal capital adequacy and assessment process (ICAAP) and internal liquidity adequacy assessment process (ILAAP) important tools in managing risk. The European Central Bank’s (ECB’s) updated guidance – which came into effect…
This paper develops a method to identify quantitative risks in financial market infrastructures (FMIs) that is inspired by the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures.
Largest group in European Parliament wants to shoehorn delay into crowdfunding legislation
Finance ministry will face fine timing to reverse clearing rule during its EU presidency
As uncertainty abounds on the impact climate change may have on the industry, financial services firms must best equip themselves for potential regulatory and socioeconomic changes to ensure they maximise the opportunities of embracing new best practices…