This blog post was originally published in Wall Street Letter.
Industry participants that oppose the onerous and complicated requirements of Basel III may succeed in permanently eliminating a U.S. implementation. Although it is likely that enhanced capital and risk standards, as mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act (“DFA”) will be implemented, they may however, depending on certain pending initiatives, be prescribed through government and industry collaboration.
In response to a request by industry participants, the U.S. federal banking agencies, on November 9, 2012, released a joint release indefinitely delaying the January 1, 2013 U.S. implementation of Basel III.
We recently recorded several podcasts with industry analysts to discuss current trends and challenges facing the capital markets. One was with Kevin McPartland, principal and director of fixed income research at TABB Group, who spoke about regulatory reform and its impact on capital markets. SunGard’s own Brenda Mickiewicz, senior manager of analyst relations, sat down [...]
Despite continuing uncertainty around global rules implementation, firms should be taking an adaptable approach to data management in order to minimize regulatory risk. This means looking at how 2011 budgets have or have not been used, assessing the flexibility of data management technology, achieving an enterprise-wide view of activities and exposures, and more. With this [...]
Author: Tony Scianna, deputy head of strategy, SunGard’s capital markets business I love music. I’m a big fan of jazz, blues and rock & roll. While I was listening to some vintage vinyl the other day, I began thinking how every great song has a powerful hook – a lyrical or musical phrase that catches [...]
Author: Marcus Cree, vice president, risk solutions, SunGard
I spent Monday, June 20 at the SunGard’s New York City Day. This year’s event brought another full house, with a provocative keynote speaker and an afternoon full of industry debate and questions.
Not surprisingly, regulatory reform dominated many of the presentations throughout the afternoon and found its way into most of the conversations in the networking sessions. Neither Barney Frank nor Chris Dodd…
He believes this will involve providing transparency around assets, liabilities, collateral, liquidity, etc. (rather than position transparency) and says this information should already be available from existing enterprise risk management systems. Is it?
Financial regulation and risk were two of the biggest buzz words in the news over the past week. One blog post that I found particularly compelling came from the Waters Cooler Blog. Titled Making Risky Behavior Less Risky, it quotes comments that TowerGroup’s Stephen Bruel made on regulatory reform and managing risk.