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Content tagged with Risk Management posted in December 2011
2011: A Year of Rogues and Regs
Commentary  |  12/20/2011  | 
Like the angel and devil that sit on your shoulders the two most important themes from 2011 boil down to "being rogue" and "being regulated."
CFTC Maneuvers Between Banks and Regulators
Commentary  |  12/20/2011  | 
Civil War Brewing Between Merrill Lynch and BofA?
Commentary  |  12/15/2011  | 
Merrill Lynch had a solid year, but is seeing smaller bonuses this year due to Bank of America’s terrible 2011, Fox Business Reports.
MF Global: Sifting Through the Ashes
News  |  12/14/2011  | 
After the spectacular implosion of Jon Corzine's brokerage firm, regulators are trying to sort out what happened as investors try to recoup their money.
Morgan Stanley Employees Angered By Lavish Party for John Mack
Commentary  |  12/14/2011  | 
With the company's stock sagging and less bonus money to go around, the firm's employees are fuming over its pricey going away party for retiring chairman John Mack, according to a report.
Asian Fixed Income Weathers Market Volatility
News  |  12/13/2011  | 
Tradeweb Introduces Three-Way Trade Confirmation on U.S. Tri-Party Repo Trading Platform
News  |  12/12/2011  | 
The functionality allows all parties to a three-way trade to confirm transactions with each other prior to executing the trade.
Are Hedge Funds Now Safe Harbors?
Commentary  |  12/12/2011  | 
Derivatives Market Gamification Technology Comes of Age
News  |  12/9/2011  | 
At a time when the risks associated with derivative instruments have never been greater, the new simulation technology updates training methods to match developments in the markets themselves.
Corzine: Hands-Off CEO?
News  |  12/9/2011  | 
Testifying on Capitol Hill, MF Global's ex-CEO Jon Corzine told lawmakers that he didn't break any rules and didn't know who pressed the button to move the customer money out of segregated accounts.
10 Takeaways from Corzine's Testimony
News  |  12/8/2011  | 
MF Global's ex-CEO Jon Corzine will tell Congress that the collapsed brokerage firm operated within its risk limits until its bankruptcy filing and that he "simply" doesn't know where the money is.
Regulators Move To Replace Much-Criticized Credit Rating Agencies
News  |  12/7/2011  | 
The proposal by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Federal Reserve and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a long awaited response to Dodd-Frank.
Q&A With Nicholas Dunbar, Author of "The Devil's Derivatives"
News  |  12/6/2011  | 
Dunbar explains the nature of risk taking at trading firms, how Jon Corzine embodied that culture, and why the threat of major losses generally keeps investors from making risky bets.
Regs Crack The Whip On Wall Street Risk-Taking With New "MF Global" Rule
News  |  12/5/2011  | 
The rule had been approved months ago but was delayed due to strong opposition from none other than Jon Corzine, the disgraced former CEO of MF Global.
Progress Software Sees Rogue Algo Havoc, Occupy HFT in 2012
News  |  12/1/2011  | 
Progress said it expects an algorithm somewhere to go into an infinite loop, taking on an un-hedged and irreversible position that some firm will be powerless to shut down, causing unprecedented damage.
Bankrupt MF Global Sticks Tech Vendors with Unpaid Bills
News  |  12/1/2011  | 
Technology vendors are lining up behind the attorneys and accountants to collect unpaid invoices from MF Global's bankruptcy process.

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