19 December 2014

Financial Services Regulation

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Amit AgrawalAxiomSL Pte Ltd - Singapore

Risk Ratios

22 November 2014  |  1634 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I thought let us talk about some of the rules and its impact on different regions Basel liquidity rule Covers : Banks worldwide What it does : Requires banks to hold enough cash or assets which can meet all debt coming due within 30 days. Impact : It ensures banks won’t run out of money even during any credit crisis. Thus forcing them to hold more ...

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Amit AgrawalAxiomSL Pte Ltd - Singapore

Local compliance in a global business

13 September 2014  |  1588 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Financial Institutions (FI) follow different solutions to fulfil compliance requirements. We can divide this into following different models: 1. Option 1 : in-house, in-country This option is will help FI to keep all the compliance functions in-house. Advantages: • It works great when FI has significant presence in the country • Helps to build go

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Amit AgrawalAxiomSL Pte Ltd - Singapore

Intraday Liquidity: Implement Challenges

12 June 2014  |  1967 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The management of intraday liquidity – defined by the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS) as “funds that can be assessed during the business day, usually to enable financial institution...

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Amit AgrawalAxiomSL Pte Ltd - Singapore

Non Compliance Cost

10 May 2014  |  1161 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The current economic crisis has led to much debate in relation to the relative merits of compliance and noncompliance cost of the regulations. The widespread pain caused by the crisis has galvanized r...

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Stuart ClarkImpendium Systems - London

FSB to publish report on sharing derivative data

08 May 2014  |  1421 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Chairman of the Financial Stability Board (FSB), Dr Mark Carney, has written to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors providing an update on financial reforms. The letter summarise...

Stuart ClarkImpendium Systems - London

BCBS publishes capital standard for bank exposures to CCPs

07 May 2014  |  3871 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) has published a final standard for calculating regulatory capital for banks’ exposures to central counterparties (CCPs). This will replace the interi...

Stuart ClarkImpendium Systems - London

EIOPA chair calls for extended powers of inquiry

06 May 2014  |  798 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Chairman of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA), has given a speech on “The road to a true single market in financial services”. In respect of the challenges for cr...

Stuart ClarkImpendium Systems - London

EC consults on the definition of FX financial instruments

02 May 2014  |  1335 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The European Commission (EC) has launched the consultation on where the boundary lies between what is a foreign exchange (FX) financial instrument and a spot FX instrument in order to provide clarity ...

Stuart ClarkImpendium Systems - London

ESAs issue RTS for non-centrally cleared OTC derivatives

01 May 2014  |  1071 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) have launched a consultation on draft Regulatory Technical Standards (‘RTS') covering: the risk management procedures for counterparties to non-centrally c...

Stuart ClarkImpendium Systems - London

FSB identifies the need for more intense supervision

30 April 2014  |  868 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) identified as a priority the need for more intense and effective supervision, particularly of systemically important financial institutions (SIFIs), after the finan...

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Date 01 Jul 2010
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This network is for financial professionals interested in staying up to date on financial services regulation happening anywhere in the world. CFOs, bankers, fund managers, treasurers welcome.
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