Interviews

Interview: Thomas Hoenig, FDIC

“They Need More Capital” The concept of risk sensitivity has been central to regulatory capital requirements since the rollout of Basel II, but Thomas Hoenig, vice-chairman of the FDIC, says risk-based capital measures have flaws. The primary focus should be on the leverage ratio, he tells IQ: ISDA Quarterly – and he believes bank capital levels need to be stronger ...

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10 Questions With: Jonathan Hunter

Jonathan Hunter, global head of fixed income and currencies at RBC Capital Markets, talks about the changes required to comply with forthcoming margin rules, the need for standardisation, and the role of technology in the derivatives market 1IQ: What do you expect to be the biggest area of focus for derivatives market participants this year? Jonathan Hunter (JH): The focus should ...

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Interview: Masamichi Kono, JFSA

The Next Stage of Regulatory Reform A variety of new regulations has been rolled out since the financial crisis, covering derivatives reform and bank capital.

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10 Questions with… Yasunobu Arima and Koji Sakurai

Two ISDA board members, Yasunobu Arima, general manager in the global markets planning division at Bank of To-kyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, and Koji Sakurai, senior vice-president and ...

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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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Interview: Ashley Alder, SFC

INTERVIEW: ASHLEY ALDER, SFC

The chief executive of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, talks to IQ: ISDA Quarterly about his priorities for the SFC, the regulatory framework ...

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10 Questions With: Michael Spencer

Michael Spencer, group chief executive at ICAP, discusses the recent deal to combine ICAP’s voice and hybrid broking and information business with Tullett Prebon ...

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Basel’s Priorities

IQ: ISDA Quarterly talks to Basel Committee secretary-general Bill Coen about priorities for the year ahead

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10 Questions with: Emmanuel Vercoustre

Emmanuel Vercoustre, deputy chief executive officer and chief financial officer at AXA Bank Europe, gives his perspective on being a buy-side member of the ISDA board

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Steven Maijoor, ESMA: From EMIR to EMIR Review

ESMA has spent the past few years fleshing out the detail on some of the most important financial market legislation ever to emerge from the European Parliament.

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