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Sunday 13 September 2009

G20 - Part VII: reforming capital requirements

Increasing the capital requirements for banks seems a good idea and is favoured by both the U.S. and the U.K. It might be laughable, given "Basel II" is not applied hence previous improvements to capital rules have not been reality-checked yet. The main worry though simply comes from the fact that changing the rules is riskier than it seems.

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Wednesday 28 January 2009

Compensation in financial services (II)

Bonuses have been an integral part of the compensation in financial services and clearly a bonus which isn't just a bonus translates abuse...

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Wednesday 17 December 2008

G20 summit - Part III

Mitigating against pro-cyclicality in regulatory policy: accounting standard FAS 157 on fair value measurements. 

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Saturday 22 November 2008

Produits de crédit

Les produits principaux de crédit sont: le CDS (Credit Default Swap) et le CDO (Collateralized Debt Obligation).

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Friday 5 September 2008

Basic assumptions, reality, risk categories

The material for the following new (old) sections in my book is now ready (partially ready).

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