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Trade repositories key to understanding exposures
Date: Apr 08, 2013Michael Bodson, president and CEO of DTCC feels that as derivatives are a global business, the ability to provide regulators with immediate access to a global data set is crucial.
Author: Michael Bodson
Categories: Markets & Exchanges, Regulation, Risk & Compliance, Risk and Regulation, Trading & Data
Keywords: DTCC, Michael Bodson, CDS, Lehman Brothers, Systemic Risk
End of the road for “too big to fail” banks?
Date: Dec 14, 2012US FDIC and Bank of England alliance unveil measures to seize and unwind global systematically important banks should they fail.
Author: Magessan Raj
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: FDIC, Bank of England, G-SIFIs, Lehman Brothers, British Bankers’ Association, Paul Tucker
Watanabe departure likely to end Nomura's global push
Date: Jul 30, 2012A series of missteps amidst a volatile banking environment, combined with an insider trading scandal, have left the CEO of Japan’s largest investment bank with no choice but to resign.
Author: Lalitha Sivanesan
Categories: Asset Management, Trustees and Custodians, Japan, Markets & Exchanges
Keywords: Nomura, Kenichi Watanabe, Koji Nagai, Lehman Brothers
Could SIFIs have totally the wrong effect?
Date: Mar 02, 2012David Millar, risk consultant and trainer and former COO at global risk management association, PRMIA, looks at the impact of local SIFIs in Asia and questions whether the designation is achieving what was hoped for.
Author: David Millar
Categories: Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: G-SIFI, SIFI, Lehman, G20, Tier 1 Capital, Jose Maria Roldan
Nomura loses wholesale banking chief
Date: Jan 16, 2012Nomura Holdings’ top ex-Lehman executive Jesse Bhattal has stepped down from his position, raising questions of whether the top Japanese brokerage is on the verge of revamping its global strategies.
Author: Wong Wei Han
Categories: Transaction Banking
Keywords: Nomura, Jasjit Bhattal, Lehman Brothers, 2008 Financial Crisis, Takumi Shibata