Top stories

BoE warns banks on derivatives booking practices

Bank of England

BoE warns banks on derivatives booking practices

Dealers must simplify if there is "no coherent rationale" to structures


Standardised approaches pile up capital and data woes

Banks round on one-size-fits-all rules for market, credit and op risk

Yusuf Alireza - Noble Group

Noble Group challenged over mark-to-market accounting

Mysterious critic calls trader's long-dated contract valuations into question

china circuit board

China exchange growth signals move east in commodities trading

Growth in onshore futures market marks change in derivatives landscape


Funds escape yo-yo effect as CFTC redefines US person

Scrapping of test means investor status will not tip offshore funds into Dodd-Frank regime


UBS Libor cleared by traders, says Hayes defence

Bank’s commercial interests over rate enshrined in Libor guide


Cash is not king: unwelcome depositors seek new homes

Companies face more liquidity risk as Basel III prompts banks to reject excess cash

Japanese parasol

Japan banks still not pricing CVA into derivatives trades

A loans-focused business model means credit risk mitigation a low priority


Q&A: SRB’s Elke König on resolution regimes

Chair of Europe's new bank resolution board says derivatives are not "sacrosanct"


Why Europe’s QE resembles a CDS trade

Minenna of Italy's market regulator warns of serious unintended consequences

taxi meter

Shapley allocation for operational risk capital

Mitic from Santander UK lauds method for allocating capital between business units


Supervisors fret over grasp of prudent person rule

Regulators worry too few insurers are taking Solvency II’s PPP into account


CFTC casts margin net to catch US banks’ affiliates

Agency redefines ‘guarantee’, but lawyers caution it may not stick


Market participants worry for European energy liquidity

Banks, energy firms and regulators express concern about impact of regulation


People: Morgan Stanley and Goldman make equity derivatives hires

UBS bolsters New York equities desk, among other moves in June

Video & audio
  • pfi-blue
    Longevity risk transfer: Amy Kessler Q&A
  • Maximising profits and achieving operational efficiency while meeting regulatory requirements
  • Fatca/CRS – Customer tax compliance for financial institutions
  • elseware-modelling-rs
    Operational risk scenarios – Bridging the gap between risk quantification and risk management
  • Evolving post-trade requirements in the new regulatory environment
Upcoming Events
event logo

RiskHedge New York 2015

Location: New York, USA

Bringing together North America’s leading thinkers on risk and portfolio management, this concise, one-day conference will take place on July 8, 2015 in New York City.

event logo

Quant Congress USA

Location: New York, USA

The Quant Congress USA conference is the premier meeting point for leading Quant professionals to showcase, share the latest research and bridge the gap between theoretical perspectives and practical challenges. Attend for invaluable insight into new models and quantitative strategies

event logo


Location: New York, USA

FX Week USA is returning to New York in July, 2015. This is an essential event for FX traders and other FX industry leaders to discuss the most pressing questions facing the market. FX Week is perfectly positioned to offer the most comprehensive program to educate and create a platform for industry networking.

Latest white papers
Latest Jobs


Salary: £70K-£85K + Bonus + Benefits
We are recruiting for a fund management firm looking for a Compliance Manager to join their compliance team, with one direct report. Duties will in... Canary Wharf, London (Greater)

Credit Risk Monitoring Specialist

Salary: £450-£600
A leading Financial Services Group in the UK require a contract Credit Risk Monitoring Specialist. This role is based in their West Yorkshire office. West Yorkshire

Regulatory Consultant –Manager

Salary: £60,000-£80,000 basic salary + car + package
For further information, please contact Monica Llopis on 0203 637 1604 or email your CV to London
  • Follow us
  • Tweet  
  • Facebook