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Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with BB&T Corporation

Release Date: January 27, 2017 For release at 11:00 a.m. EST The Federal Reserve Board on Friday announced the execution of the enforcement action listed below: BB&T Corporation (PDF), Winston-Salem, North CarolinaConsent Order to Cease and Desist dated January 25, 2017 Search of Federal Reserve enforcement actions. For media inquiries, …

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Op risk survey shows the insidious effects of political risk

Ariane Chapelle is honorary reader in operational risk at University College London and the director of Chapelle Consulting, a UK-based risk management advisory firm View top 10 operational risks 2017: now free There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen, Lenin once observed. A steep …

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Identification and capitalisation of non-modellable risk factors

Under Basel’s new trading book rules, risk factors that cannot be evidenced by a sufficient set of real prices from representative transactions have to be considered non-modellable, and are subject to conservative capital requirements. Here, Adolfo Montoro, Tim Becker and Lars Popken propose techniques for systematically capturing and categorising non-modellable …

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Invest on the edges to avoid contagion, research suggests

Network analysis has been growing in popularity in risk modelling, but recent research suggests it may be useful in investment strategy as well. By picking assets that are at the periphery of a correlation network, the research claims a portfolio is less likely to suffer from contagion during a downturn …

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House Tax Chief Pitches Border-Adjusted Plan

The chief tax-law writer in the U.S. House — fresh from a public relations blitz aimed at selling a controversial plan for taxing U.S. businesses’ domestic sales and imports  — now has to persuade his fellow Republicans in Congress. Based on the early reviews from lawmakers attending a GOP retreat …

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SEC's Yahoo Probe Could Set a Precedent

While the U.S. Securities and Exchange reportedly investigates whether Yahoo Inc. should have disclosed two massive data breaches to investors earlier, corporate defense attorneys who are not involved with the matter say any charges would mark the first SEC case involving failure to disclose a data breach to shareholders. The …

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Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with NongHyup Bank

Release Date: January 26, 2017 For release at 11:00 a.m. EST The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday announced the execution of the enforcement action listed below: NongHyup Bank, Seoul, Korea and NongHyup Bank, New York Branch (PDF), New York, New YorkWritten Agreement dated January 17, 2017 Search of Federal Reserve …

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Shining a Light on Payments Fraud

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, click the “Reprints” link at the top of any article. 5 steps to protect your company against both internal and external threats. While it’s something treasurers and finance executives …

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Risk Awards 2017: The winners

Scroll down for links to all the winners, and click here for the photos. Sustainability and consistency are not the same thing, but in the world of derivatives market-making, they are linked. A business that is not run sustainably will, in the end, be inconsistent: it will widen its spreads, …

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