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Content tagged with Risk Management posted in December 2008
Wall Street & Technology’s 2009 Capital Markets Outlook
News  |  12/22/2008  | 
WS&T's editors look at the year ahead and present visions for 11 areas where change may come in 2009.
Canadian Banking System Could Provide Insight Into Future Regulatory Planning
News  |  12/22/2008  | 
Canada's banks have survived the worst of the global crisis; perhaps their model can provide a framework for a healthy world banking system.
Risk Management Is Wall Street's Top Priority for 2009
News  |  12/18/2008  | 
Poor risk management is at the heart of the current financial crisis. Firms will have to implement new risk management practices and governance to shore up their performance, satisfy regulators and win back investors' trust.
IT Spending to Focus on Middle-Office Functions in 2009
Commentary  |  12/18/2008  | 
While technology spending will take a hit in 2009, capital markets firms will invest in middle-office functions, such as risk management and reporting.
Hedge Funds Diversify Away from Single Prime After Financial Turmoil Leads to Collapse of Major Brokers
News  |  12/17/2008  | 
The crisis in the financial markets that led to the collapse of two of the top brokers, Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers, has caused hedge funds and long-only asset managers to reevaluate their prime brokerage relationships.
Collateral Automation to Be A Trend in 2009
News  |  12/17/2008  | 
Market turmoil placed a spotlight on counterparty risk, and collateral management is critical to mitigating counterparty credit exposure. Solutions that help value and manage collateral on a near-real-time basis will be one of the few areas of IT investment in 2009.
Regulators Push Central Clearinghouse On Dealers to Eliminate Counterparty Risk In Credit Default Swaps
News  |  12/17/2008  | 
In light of the current financial crisis, regulators are pressing top dealers in credit derivatives to develop a central clearinghouse that would eliminate counterparty risk and protect members in the event of a default.
Regulators Set to Tighten Grip, Focus on Accountability and Transparency in 2009
News  |  12/17/2008  | 
The current financial meltdown has been partially blamed on a lack of regulation. To correct the problems that contributed to the crisis, regulators should target specific problem areas while making sure they don't overregulate and asphyxiate the markets.
U.S. to Have Competition in Clearing Business for First Time in 40 Years
News  |  12/17/2008  | 
The potential competitors are a mix of horizontal and vertical models and ownership structures that includes existing utilities, exchanges, clearing entities or quite possibly a combination of two or all three, according to TABB Group partner Robert Iati.
2009 CIO Challenges: Regulation
News  |  12/17/2008  | 
Industry experts look at the impact of regulation in 2009, and how CIOs can deal with the requirements of new regulations.
Vast Majority of Banks Lack Enterprise-Wide View of Risk
News  |  12/17/2008  | 
Financial crisis creates shift in strategic priorities, says Ernst & Young's second annual risk study
Barclays’ Economic Seers Say 2009 Economy Depends on Washington
News  |  12/17/2008  | 
The recession will probably end mid-2009, but hedge funds, corporate credit and commodities will continue to feel pressure.
2009 CIO Challenges: Risk Management
News  |  12/17/2008  | 
Industry experts discuss risk management and how CIOs will approach the topic in 2009.
Growth No Longer CIOs' No. 1 Priority
News  |  12/17/2008  | 
Industry experts discuss the challenges facing Wall Street CIOs in 2009.
IBM Data Governance Council Leads XBRL Initiative
News  |  12/16/2008  | 
Initiative to create new reporting standards for risk measurement.
Bernie Madoff on Violating Rules (Video)
News  |  12/15/2008  | 
"It's Virtually Impossible to Violate Rules," Madoff Says in a 2007 Video Interview
Deloitte Forensic Center Study on Fraud Released
News  |  12/15/2008  | 
Seventy percent of financial statement frauds lead to stock price drops.
Bank of America To Cut Up to 10% of Workforce
News  |  12/12/2008  | 
As Market Volatility Continues, the Blame Game Heats Up
News  |  12/11/2008  | 
Regulation, the loss of specialists, electronic trading -- they're all on the list when it comes to placing blame for recent market volatility.
Omgeo Enhances Tradesuite and Introduces Omgeo Insite
News  |  12/10/2008  | 
Central repository houses electronic trade disclosures, eliminates paper and risk inherent with manual processes.
Citi, Goldman Layoffs Continue Abroad
News  |  12/10/2008  | 
According to reports, Citigroup is continuing its layoffs with 1,000 jobs cuts at its Japanese brokerage unit.
Banking Bailout: Is Bigger Truly Better?
Commentary  |  12/5/2008  | 
Should we provide a safety net for firms that jeopardize the global financial system through their stupidity?
Towergroup: Increasing Risk in Offshore Outsourcing
News  |  12/3/2008  | 
Report finds political risk returns as key factor in offshore outsourcing decisions.
MarketAxess Boosts CDS Transparency with Real-Time Indicative Quotes
News  |  12/2/2008  | 
Market structure changes in credit derivatives will be catalyst for e-trading.

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