Our archives on Volcker Rule
South Korean banks will need to boost risk tolerance levels to comply with Basel III rules
Date: Jan 18, 2013 | Author: Baron LaudermilkProceedings 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.
CFTC’s proposed OTC reform could result in additional risk and costs for markets
Date: Sep 04, 2012 | Author: Magessan RajAustralian, Hong Kong and Singaporean regulatory bodies urge the CFTC to carry out further collaborations with foreign counterparts before finalising application of US derivatives regulations overseas.
With 8.1% YoY continual asset growth in Q2 2012, are Asian banks in danger of becoming “too big to fail”?
Date: Aug 03, 2012 | Author: Doron FooDespite Asian banks' aggressive expansion in regions of high growth, conflicts of interest between commercial and investment banking arms could spell disaster in the long run.
Should Asian exchanges adopt high frequency trading systems?
Date: Jul 18, 2012 | Author: Tiah Wen LiAsian exchanges are not as interconnected as those in the West, so there is a lower chance of a flash crash, so should they go for HFT?
Interview transcript: Dick Kovacevich, chairman emeritus of Wells Fargo, 16th April 2012, Part 1 of 4
Date: May 25, 2012 | Author: Asian Banker EditorialIn an exclusive video interview, Dick Kovacevich, chairman emeritus of Wells Fargo, discusses risky sub-prime mortgages, discipline in risk management, and the impact of regulatory costs on financial services.
JPMorgan trade loss proof of need for more stringent regulations
Date: May 22, 2012 | Author: Tiah Wen LiIf banks will not assume the responsibility of ensuring that its corporate governance and risk management capabilities are robust, stringent regulations are then unavoidable.