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The Swing Away from Models

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has a busy few months ahead if it’s to achieve the ambition of global policy-makers to finish the latest round of measures before ...

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Internal Model Pushback

The Basel Committee’s efforts to increase the comparability of risk-weighted assets has gained momentum in 2016, but risk managers warn that simplifying the capital framework ...

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Standardised Shortcomings

Regulators hope to make capital calculations more transparent by limiting internal modelling, but the use of more standardised approaches could actually make the process ...

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Market at Risk

ISDA-led analysis suggests the FRTB could cause a capital hike of as much as 140%, and participants believe a failure to tackle concerns over internal model ...

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Asia-Pacific: Poised for Growth?

number of regulators in the Asia-Pacific region have made no secret of the fact that they have no intention of forcing the pace and direction of global derivatives reform.

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Snapshot of Asia-Pacific

Good progress has been made in implementing new regulatory reforms in Asia-Pacific, but the derivatives markets are braced for a new wave of clearing mandates, capital requirements ...

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Asia-Pacific: A Pragmatic Approach

Eric Litvack, managing director at Société Générale and ISDA chairman

Regulators across Asia have taken a cautious and practical approach to derivatives reform, but with each market pursuing its own objectives, further coordination may be needed to ...

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Asia-Pacific: Countdown to the AGM

As ISDA prepares to host its 31st annual general meeting in Tokyo, IQ: ISDA Quarterly considers a selection of the key issues that will be discussed. Implementation of

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Derivatives: The Year Ahead

Predictions are never easy. Ask any group of people to submit their forecasts for the year ahead, and the opinions offered tend to differ considerably, both in terms of substance and in accuracy.

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Interview: Greg Medcraft, IOSCO/ASIC

Greg Medcraft, chairman of the International Organization of Securities Commissions and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, discusses IOSCO’s ...

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