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Operational Risk Management

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Censorship and the Brand-Ross debate

30 October 2008  |  3494 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

As a regular writer of articles and of course blogs, the issue of publishing material that is never overtly offensive, is of course always uppermost in mind. There should always be self discipline in evidence and not a reliance on the media outlet to take any preventative action. If anything which is deemed in extremely bad taste or tests the lega...

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Is There A Solution To Identity Theft?

23 October 2008  |  6036 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

Hardly a day goes by before a new story hits the headlines about another fraud. No one it seems is immune from the French president to the man in the street, small businesses to large corporations, there is no safe haven, with all protective measures apparently inadequate to reduce this rising crime. Latest crime figures have shown that the ident...

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DTCC merger with LCH Clearnet

23 October 2008  |  3929 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

This news is just what the market needed to hear. One of the hopes for the future is that the finance industry not only recovers from the current crisis but changes its structure fundamentally to prev...

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Crisis at AIM as listings dry up

20 October 2008  |  4025 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

At this week's Corporate Finance forum the financial crisis was, as expected, at the top of the agenda. Two speakers presented equally doom laden news and the general mood was as downbeat as you can ...

TagsRisk & regulationPost-trade & ops
John CantMPI Europe Ltd - London

Excel is like a chainsaw

15 October 2008  |  5511 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Excel is a powerful tool. Like a chainsaw, in the hands of a skilled operator it is hugely effective – but in untrained or rushed hands and without the proper safety equipment it can be positively dan...

TagsRisk & regulationWholesale banking
Stanley EpsteinCitadel Advantage Ltd - Modiin

Lip Service

08 October 2008  |  3027 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

A key element in the development of any tangible product is the risk analysis that is (or should be) included in the design stage. If I build this object/product as specified, how safe is it going to ...

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Has the European dream begun to fail?

07 October 2008  |  4335 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

The economic crisis is a worldwide problem of gargantuan proportions, which is causing an increasing number of Governments to take unusual and dynamic actions to try and prop up the banking system aga...

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Staff shortage will threaten recovery

06 October 2008  |  3153 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The lay offs have already begun as banks look to bring their costs down and protect their profitability. UBS were the latest to cut 2000 jobs and they will not be the last as the crisis begins to bite...

TagsPost-trade & opsRetail banking
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Liquidity Risk Management

02 October 2008  |  2839 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

At the Thomson Reuters Liquidity forum this week, the issue of liquidity risk was debated amongst a panel and audience of experts. There is no doubt about the vital importance of liquidity within mark...

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Roy McPhersonMacroy Consulting - Maldon

Whoops there goes another .....

29 September 2008  |  4468 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Those of a certain age will recognise those words as the chorus to an awful song about disappearing rubber plants; don't ask. But, what on earth is happening in the financial community, whoops there g...

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