Infrastructure

Navigating UMR with the right partnership

The importance of uncleared margin rules (UMR) was brought sharply into view by the collapse of Archegos Capital Management at the end of March, resulting in more than $10 billion in losses at several prime brokers. IHS Markit considers how partnerships…

Tackling the Basel III SCRA data challenge

Fitch Solutions examines how a more granular and sensitive approach to credit risk under 2023 Basel III updates will increase the quality of counterparty assessments, but create additional compliance costs for banks

Time to act – Smart transitions to UMR compliance

Firms face many challenges as deadlines loom for phases five and six of the uncleared margin rules (UMR), including getting their average aggregate notional amount calculations right to determine which phase they are in. With only three months to prepare…

Next-generation technologies and the future of trading

This webinar explores how trading businesses can adapt to this new environment to improve margins and generate alpha, examining the future of trading technology, how companies will implement these new innovations and new skills that might be needed.

The new rules of market risk management

Amid 2020’s Covid-19-related market turmoil – with volatility and value-at-risk (VAR) measures soaring – some of the world’s largest investment banks took advantage of the extraordinary conditions to notch up record trading revenues. In a recent Risk.net…

Key questions in Libor transition – Q&A with Tom Wipf

In this audiocast, Navin Raunier, partner for risk advisory at consultants TCS discusses recent developments in Libor transition with Tom Wipf, vice-chair of the institutional securities business at Morgan Stanley, and chair of the Federal Reserve Board…

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