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Content tagged with Risk Management posted in July 2010
Quantifi's Software Addresses Regulatory Scrutiny of OTC Markets
News  |  7/27/2010  | 
New version of pricing and risk analysis software addresses changes in market, operational and regulatory requirements.
Nasdaq OMX to Acquire Australia's SMARTS Group, Surveillance System Provider
News  |  7/27/2010  | 
Allows Nasdaq OMX to diversify commercial technology business and enter broker surveillance and compliance market.
Dark Pool Analytics Provide a Light in the Darkness
News  |  7/20/2010  | 
Buy-side firms are beginning to tap more sophisticated transaction cost analysis tools to help them navigate dark pools' murky waters and better target their dark strategies.
SS&C Launches New Risk Analytics Platform
News  |  7/20/2010  | 
Firms Still Not Analyzing Unstructured Real-Time News
News  |  7/19/2010  | 
Real-time news isn’t reliable enough to include in automated trading strategies, say industry executives.
LCH.Clearnet's SwapClear IRS Volumes Up 30 Percent Year On Year
News  |  7/19/2010  | 
LCH.Clearnet said the record volumes demonstrate the effectiveness of the SwapClear clearing model for OTC interest rate swaps.
New Financial Regulation Bill Would Not Have Prevented Crisis, Says Former FDIC Chairman
News  |  7/19/2010  | 
In this CNBC video, former head of the FDIC William Isaac argues that the new financial regulation bill would not have prevented the current financial crisis, and it will not prevent the next crisis.
Sophis Seals Contract With China Re Asset Management
News  |  7/16/2010  | 
The Sophis VALUE system includes front-to-back office, risk management, and centralized data management modules.
China Re Asset Management Selects Sophis VALUE
News  |  7/15/2010  | 
First mainland Chinese insurance company to adopt international portfolio management system and integrated STP process.
The Volcker Rule Ban on Proprietary Trading: A Practical Approach to Implementation
Commentary  |  7/14/2010  | 
Instead of attempting to trace speculative risk-taking to particular strategies, traders, or positions, Woodbine Assoc. Director Fixed Income/Derivatives Sean Owens proposes that regulators focus on book or portfolio-level market risk using a Value-at-Risk (VAR) or unit of risk measurement.
The History of Financial Risk Taking
News  |  7/12/2010  | 
A new book from Harvard professor Niall Ferguson titled "High Financier: The Life and Times of Siegmund Warburg" covers how financial risk taking has changed over the years.
Bloomberg Professional Launches Derivatives Valuation Service
News  |  7/7/2010  | 
The new service provides comprehensive end-of-day valuations and risk measurements for a full range of OTC derivatives and structured products.
OFI Asset Management Chooses Quantifi XL
News  |  7/7/2010  | 
French asset manager will use Quantifi XL for the pricing and analysis of structured products and distressed market portfolios.
Bloomberg Launches Derivatives Valuation Service To Bring Transparency
News  |  7/7/2010  | 
Provides end-of-day valuations and risk measurements for a full range of OTC derivatives and structured products.
Banco Espirito Santo Selects Calypso Technology For Front Office Derivatives Trading
News  |  7/6/2010  | 
The Calypso system will support the bank’s trading of cross-derivative products, including interest rate, credit, equity, FX and commodity derivatives from an integrated trading, risk management and processing platform.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Names Overseas Chief Risk Officer
News  |  7/6/2010  | 
Bank of America Merrill Lynch said today that it named David Oman chief risk officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, a role he’ll take over in October.
Attachmate Tackles Insider Fraud With Luminet
News  |  7/2/2010  | 
Luminet captures user activity across the enterprise, helping organizations to protect sensitive data, reduce internal fraud and enable regulatory compliance, according to Attachmate.

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