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Risky road ahead for South Korean banks
Date: Dec 04, 2012Weakening ROAs, risky NPLs, and funding exposures may prove to be stumbling blocks in the banks’ quest to seek compliance with Basel III.
Author: Baron Laudermilk
Categories: Basel III, Credit Risk, Operational Risk & Security, Risk and Regulation, South Korea, Technology & Operations
Keywords: Basel III, Shinhan Financial Group, Woori Financial Group, Hana Financial Group, Misys, HP, SAS, KB Financial Group, IBK, KEB
ING aims to beef up trade finance capabilities by centralising operations in Asia
Date: Oct 11, 2012ING seeks to capitalise on the increased trade flows into Asia, as the current recession in Europe continues to drive European companies to shift their exports to the region.
Author: Foo Boon Ping
Categories: China, Trade Finance, Transaction Banking
Keywords: ING, AIA, Juultje van der Wijk, Basel III
DataWorld 2012: Towards greater bank cost-efficiency and process optimisation
Date: Oct 10, 2012The Asian Banker’s DataWorld 2012 will address utilisation of social and predictive analytics as well as the impact of regulations on data and analytics, amongst various important issues.
Author: Levina Lim
Categories: Data & Analytics, Data Management, FSI Customer Relationship Management , Risk & Performance
Keywords: The Asian Banker, DataWorld 2012, Tony Chew, Philip Winckle, Oliver Chen, Eric Sandosham, Citibank, PECDC, Big Data, Basel III, Solvency II, IBM
Barclays and LIBOR – is operational risk management relevant?
Date: Jul 02, 2012David Millar, risk consultant, trainer and former COO at global risk management association, PRMIA, discusses the Barclays-LIBOR rigging case, the bank’s survival chances, and whether ORM could have impacted the case.
Author: David Millar
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, Operational Risk Management, Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: Barclays, LIBOR, British Bankers’ Association, BCBS, Basel III, RBS, UBS, Citibank, Bank of America
Leading regulators and risk practitioners gather at Risk & Regulation Conference 2012
Date: May 10, 2012This year’s conference offered insightful discussions and debates addressing key risk and regulation issues including the implementation of Basel III, banks' stress-testing efforts, and the importance of identifying one's risk appetite and management
Author: Tiah Wen Li
Categories: Asian Banker Summit 2012, Basel III, Capital & Strategic Issues, Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: Risk & Regulation Conference, BCBS, Basel III Implementation, Stress Testing, Market Risk Challenges, Risk Appetite and Measurement, FATCA
Compliance for the sake of compliance: Basel III in Asia
Date: May 09, 2012The challenges faced in Basel III’s implementation in Asia are significant, as regulators play the important role of adapting Basel III within their respective environments, to the needs of their respective local banks.
Author: Levina Lim
Categories: Asian Banker Summit 2012, Basel III, Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: Risk and Regulation Conference, BSBC, Basel III Implementation, Risk Management Practices, Dick Kovacevich, Muliaman Hadad, Fang Du, Colin Lawrence
"Canada is still a better bet than the US"
Date: Oct 19, 2011In a video interview, Gordon Nixon, CEO, Royal Bank of Canada explains how RBC stays healthy, expansion into Asia, and the development of a culture around a risk-reward system.
Author: Aditya Puri
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, Regulation, Retail Banking, Risk and Regulation, Wealth Management, Infrastructure Finance
Keywords: RBC, Gordon Nixon, Canada, US, Capital Markets, OECD, ROE, Basel III, Liquidity, Scotiabank, Brand Perception
Basel III will change competitive landscape for trade finance
Date: Mar 31, 2011John Ahearn, Global Head of Trade, Citi GTS, explains how the capital requirements in Basel III will cause a drastic increase in the price of trade financing and will affect the number of banks that can effectively compete in this sector.
Author: Video Interview
Categories: Cash, Treasury & Trade, Risk and Regulation, Transaction Banking
Keywords: John Ahearn, Citi, Basel III
Basel III will limit the trade finance capability that banks can provide
Date: Feb 11, 2011Andrew Long, head of Global Transaction Banking at HSBC, explains intra-Asia trade flows, and how Basel III liquidity proposals on trade finance will impact these flows.
Author: Video Interview
Categories: Cash, Treasury & Trade, Risk and Regulation, Risk Management, Transaction Banking
Keywords: Andrew Long, HSBC, Basel III