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Complimentary Financial Risk and Regulation Publication – Written by the Industry, for the Industry…

 

Risk Insights Magazine, Issue Eight (70+ pages of articles, interviews and video insights).

 

Issue Eight features insights on:

Technology Innovation | Regulatory challenges | Vendor & third-party risk | Operational risk | IFRS 17 | Liquidity risk.

 

With authors from the industry’s leading Financial Institutions, including:

Prudential | UBS | HSBC | Nordea | Barclays | National Fraud Intelligence Bure

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Liquidity and Treasury Professionals from the Banking Industry will come together to share practical solutions for optimizing liquidity management and improve business as usual

 

New York, NY–May 2015 GFMI, a leader in knowledge sharing for capital markets, will host the 2nd Annual Liquidity and Funding Risk Management Conference on October 5-7th, 2015 in New York, NY. Building on the success of the previous edition, this year’s meeting will demonstrate how by optimizing liquidity management bank

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The energy market is becoming increasingly competitive and volatile. The key to maintaining a competitive advantage is to develop effective hedging strategies and minimize risk exposure. With the new regulations introduced by the Dodd Frank Act, energy companies have seen a big change in their approach to hedging and they are on the look-out for establishing effective hedging strategies to value their assets and optimize their revenue.

Stephen Wemple, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Con Ediso

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According to a report published by Technology Business Research last week, IT investment among North American banks is on the rise, with one of the main drivers for this being data management. This echoes findings of research SunGard recently conducted into risk management trends and priorities among more than 750 of our banking customers in 60 countries. Over 50% of respondents confirmed that their IT budgets for risk management has increased or remained stable since 2012. In the US, 65% of ban

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As domestic and international trade continue to grow, companies are starting to consider the benefits of alternative sources of trade financing, according to David Hu, Managing Partner, IIG Trade Finance LLC.

 

“The cost of capital for banks, the traditional providers of trade finance, has increased tremendously. They also have other issues, such as the setting of LIBOR, which is being questioned right now. With the increasingly tighter capital requirements of Basel III, banks will have to tighten

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Funding Liquidity Risk

Basel III includes a new standard for Liquidity Risk which seems to be tripping up a few risk analysts attempting to reach this complex requirement.

In this post, we briefly look at the possible outcomes from a poorly managed liquidity risk program and the types of initiatives banks need to consider to meet the Basel III "International framework for liquidity risk measurement, standards and monitoring."

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Basel III - articles in detail

Basel III

There has been a lot of debate around the world over the new Basel III accord and what it means for banks.  A set of blog articles have been published on the Causal Capital webpage which discuss various aspects of this new mandate.

 

Wrong Way Risk

Wrong Way Risk occurs when exposure to a counterparty is adversely correlated with the credit quality of that counterparty and features heavily in the Basel III requirements.  This blog article discusses what drives wrong way risk and the measur

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