|May 26th, 2013||A New Glossary Offers a Guide to Regulatory Jargon for KYC, AML and FATCA
JDX Consulting is publishing a new glossary for Know Your Client (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) to help financial institutions better understand the industry jargon. The glossary, which is a 75-page book with over 300 terms and definitions, also includes the latest terminology for Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).
|August 20th, 2012||Resolution Planning: Identifying “non-standard terms” in Derivative Documentation
In the third part of our Recovery and Resolution Planning (RRP) educational series, Michael Beaton, managing partner of Derivatives Risk Solutions explores how financial institutions can focus on general principles to help with the identification of "non-standard terms" in derivatives documentation despite a lack of clarity on the topic currently.
|July 23rd, 2012||Weighing the Balance: The Cost of (and of not) Implementing a Living Will
Michael Beaton, managing partner at Derivatives Risk Solutions explains that although the cost of of implementing a Living Will is significant, the cost of not implementing a recovery and resolution plan may outweigh any minor cost savings from doing the minimum.
|June 18th, 2012||Educational Insights: An Introduction to Recovery and Resolution Planning in the UK
Recovery and resolution planning (RRP) is part of wider, international efforts to promote the stability of the financial markets through the use of consistent contingency and resolution plans required under new legislation. Financial institutions must understand the details of RRP legislation and plan for RRP implementation in 2012. Michael Beaton, managing partner at Derivatives Risk Solutions offers an introduction into RRP in the UK.
|May 16th, 2012||Educational Insights: Understanding the Complex Challenges of CVA Implementation – How Will Your CVA Approach Stack Up?
The Basel III CVA deadline is fast approaching. Denny Yu, product manager of Risk for Numerix, explains the quantitative and technological challenges firms face in CVA implementation for both vanilla and exotic derivatives, and the key differences between the standard and advanced approaches for CVA calculations under the Basel III framework.
|April 24th, 2012||Educational Insight: Greek Sovereign Debt Restructuring, CDS Payouts and the Role of the DTCC Trade Information Warehouse
Following the steps taken by the Greek government to restructure its government debt, collective action was invoked by Greece to force all holders of its debt to accept a debt swap on their Greek debt holdings. This event resulted in ISDA declaring a credit event (on 9 March), which led to an auction (on 19 March) to settle payment of protection on CDS.
|April 3rd, 2012||Educational Insights:The Evolution and Implementation of OIS Discounting Curves
The proliferation of collateralised trading in response to the recent crisis has thrust the debate between OIS and LIBOR discounting into the limelight. Bob Emerson, head of Interest Rate Derivatives at SuperDerivatives explores the evolution and current implementation of OIS discounting curves
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