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Supervising too big to fail
Date: Mar 29, 2011   |   Author: Liu Mingkang | Opinion
As regulators pursue financial integration, establishing firewalls ensures against risk contagion from systematically important financial institutions.
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Governance of central banks at risk
Date: Mar 08, 2011   |   Author: Tsuyoshi Oyama | Opinion
The post-crisis mandate of central banks may jeopardise their independence, accountability and effectiveness, says Tsuyoshi Oyama, a partner of at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.
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Who will manage banks' liquidity risk in the Basel III world?
Date: Feb 28, 2011   |   Author: Aditya Puri | member's Opinion
David Millar, an advisory board member of the Risk and Regulation Working Group, sparks off a debate on whether the responsibility for managing liquidity risk at a bank should stay with the treasury.
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Basel III—what’s on the menu (Part II)
Date: Feb 24, 2011   |   Author: Aditya Puri | member's Opinion
A primer on what Basel III offers, what it promises and what challenges and costs it creates for banks and the economy
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How Basel III seeks to prevent another crisis
Date: Feb 23, 2011   |   Author: Aditya Puri | member's Opinion
First of a two part article on the new regulatory approach under Basel III and how they can plug the gaps which caused the global financial crisis
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Video: Nick Minogue on aligning liquidity risk management and profitability
Date: Jan 05, 2011   |   Author: Aditya Puri | Opinion
Minogue ran the risk management team at Macquarie for over a decade in a 16-year career with the bank and took a break form the role in 2009. He was a speaker and a moderator at The Risk and Regulation Conference 2010,an integral part of the Asian Banker Summit each year, of which The Risk and Regulation Working Group (RWG) is an online extension. Minogue also sits on the advisory board of the RWG.
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What is wrong with risk management in financial institutions? (From RWG member Martin Davies' blog)
Date: Jan 05, 2011   |   Author: Aditya Puri | member's Opinion
Risk and Regulation Working Group (RWG) member Martin Davies shares his views on what he thinks are the issues in risk management that banks seem to be missing. Davies is "a risk architect focused on structured products for emerging markets and works with several tier one banks, regulators and brokerages across South East Asia". The post below first appeared on his blog and the following excerpt has been re-produced with his permission.
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What Basel III means for Asian banks
Date: Dec 21, 2010   |   Author: Aditya Puri | member's Opinion
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision latest announcements which more than doubles lenders’ capital requirements but gives them as long as eight years to fully comply, has cast a bearish gloom on banks globally. However, as far as Asia-Pacific Banks are concerned, we maintain that lenders outside Japan are reasonably well-positioned to weather the impact of the new rules.

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