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South Korean banks will need to boost risk tolerance levels to comply with Basel III rules
Date: Jan 18, 2013Proceedings report from The Asian Banker’s "The Korea Banking Risk Dialogue 2012" on South Korean banks' exposure to international funding and the domestic OTC derivatives market.
Author: Baron Laudermilk
Bank Mandiri mitigates liquidity risk exposure through implementation of crisis management unit
Date: Jan 07, 2013Through establishment of its own business command centre, Bank Mandiri has managed to maintained its US dollar LDR limit at a satisfactory level.
Author: Foo Boon Ping
DBS eliminates multiple risk management products with QRM’s enterprise risk management process
Date: Dec 19, 2012QRM’s advanced functionality enables DBS to measure and steer capital, balance sheet, earnings and risks in a holistic manner.
Author: Esther Tan
Indonesian banks' risk evaluation efforts to benefit from KDKE launch
Date: Oct 02, 2012Safeguard of information confidentiality key to securing Indonesian banks’ participation in Indonesia’s new data loss consortium.
Author: Levina Lim
US banks must heighten defences against cyber threats
Date: Sep 27, 2012FS-ISAC raises cyber threat level as BofA, JPMorgan, and Wells Fargo experience recent network disruption linked to cyber-attack claims in the US.
Author: Magessan Raj
HSBC must reassess self-governing processes and strengthen compliance
Date: Jul 18, 2012US Senate investigations into HSBC reveal poor anti-money laundering controls, business with banks linked to terrorism, and ignoring of sanctions against Iran.
Author: Magessan Raj
Oversight remains key challenge to sustainable government financing
Date: Dec 13, 2011Municipal bonds and private-public partnerships are common alternatives of government financing to avoid excessive borrowing, but fiscal prudence remains crucial for budgetary balance.
Author: Wong Wei Han