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Your Worst Enemy
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Series: Legal Books, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 73,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
This book is about the scandalous way defaulters are treated by their banksters (your worst enemy) once they fall on hard times and cannot pay their installments anymore. There are many legal rights which offer good protection against this abuse and this book explains them all in clear non-legalese English. Based on cases he dealt with in the past 15 years this is not fiction.
Производные Нуля: Дневник Структуратора
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,260. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Путеводитель по миру финансового инжиниринга и структурных продуктов от лица русского инсайдера. Влад Горячев проработал 15 лет в западных банках - в Нью Йорке, Лондоне и Москве - в роли структуратора и трейдера деривативов. Начиная с простейших инструментов, автор объясняет устройство и механизмы действия все более сложных производных, эволюцию банковских продуктов и причины кризиса 2008 года.
Understanding Sarbanes-Oxley, What is Different After November 2013
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Series: Understanding Sarbanes-Oxley, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,730. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Do you comply with the new COSO or the old one? Do you remember the speech? (Remarks at the 32nd Annual SEC and Financial Reporting Institute Conference Paul Beswick, Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Pasadena, California) Listed firms should consider the new COSO. As a matter of policy, the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
Understanding Basel III, What is Different After November 2013
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Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,300. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
What is Basel III super-equivalent? Using Basel III as an excuse and imposing requirements beyond what is required by Basel III (like stricter interpretations, national options and discretions, and front-running). We also call it "gold plating". What Governor Daniel K. Tarullo said: "The proposed LCR we review today is "super-equivalent" to the Basel Committee's LCR standard.
In Defence of the City
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Written by six of the leading financial theorists in Britain, this book puts forward a powerful case for the freedom of the City of London and the financial industries that it holds. Free trade and innovation are the keys to future prosperity. The siren voices calling for government interference and regulation must be resisted.
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday, November 18, 2013
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 30. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,940. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
November is the month of the global systemically important banks (G-SIBs). T.S. Eliot did not love November: "Since golden October declined into sombre November and the apples were gathered and stored, and the land became brown sharp points of death in a waste of water and mud." Supervisors try to avoid the "death in a waste of water and mud" by updating the list of SIBs and ...
Major Bank Fraud Cases - A Critical Review
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,140. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
As a timely reminder for all Bankers and those involved in critically examining bank fraud cases this book traces out what went wrong in each of the Major Bank Fraud cases, what was the modus operandi and what were the major deviations which facilitated this fraud and learning points based on the experience gained in critical examination of more than 150 cases. 50 case studies are discussed.
Understanding Basel III, What is different after September 2013
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Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,500. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
According to the supply and demand concept, in a competitive market, the price for a particular service will vary until it settles at a point where the quantity demanded will equal the quantity supplied, resulting in an economic equilibrium for price and quantity. Well, which is the "economic equilibrium" in Basel III jobs? You may look at the graphs ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday, February 3, 2014
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 39. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
We spend millions; we work day and night to develop models. After that, we need a second life to quantify the "model risk" that is an operational risk "Model risk presents an increasingly widespread and important form of operational risk" according to the 2013 Annual Report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (established by the Dodd-Frank Act). The report continues ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday, December 30, 2013
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 35. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,970. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
"It is noted that the three principles with the lowest reported compliance were: Principle 2 (data architecture/IT infrastructure), Principle 6 (adaptability) and Principle 3 (accuracy/integrity) Nearly half of banks reported material non- compliance on these principles. Indeed, many banks are facing difficulties in establishing strong data aggregation governance ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What Is Different After Monday, April 21, 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,830. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
We have a great paper today, the Peer Review of Germany from the Financial Stability Board (FSB). It is a good opportunity to evaluate the dramatic changes in Europe. We read: "An important development impacting banking supervision in Germany will be the commencement of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) on 4 November 2014. On this date, primary responsibility for the supervision ...
Understanding Basel III, What is Different After December 2013
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Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,880. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
There are so many different opinions about the role of the leverage ratio after the crisis. In UK, The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has requested that the Financial Policy Committee conducts a review into the role for the leverage ratio within the capital framework for UK banks. The letters between the Chancellor and the Governor of the Bank of England ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, October 7, 2013
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 24. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,920. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
I found this approach interesting: "The Basel III rules which provide that capital ratios have to be raised. Yet, in my opinion, extra rules cannot solve all of our problems. For every new rule will lead to creative solutions to evade that rule. By making new rules, we won't make bankers less greedy, nor will we make them more ethical. Instead of overregulating every detail ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What Is Different After Monday, April 7, 2014
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 48. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,790. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Stephen Hawking has said: "My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21. Everything since then has been a bonus" Supervisors usually say quite the opposite. In Number 1 below, we have a document full with supervisory expectations and recommendations. "This document includes supervisory expectations and recommendations relevant to external audits of banks that the Committee ...
Pirate Trials: Dastardly Deeds & Last Words
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Series: Pirate Trials, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 47,010. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Ken Rossignol. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Some of the most bloodthirsty pirates in the world were brought to justice and held over for trial in Scotland, England and the United States . These trials detail their dastardly deeds with startling testimony of those who were there and lived to be able to testify in person.
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What Is Different After Monday, November 4, 2013
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 28. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,890. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
What is the RTF-LST? It is the Workgroup on Liquidity Stress Testing of the Basel Committee's Research Task Force. We have an excellent paper on Liquidity Stress Testing! Read more at Number 2 below. I could not sleep tonight. I had the (really bad) idea to study some interesting parts of two "living wills" from two major banks. I am not sure this is going to work as expected.
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday, January 27, 2014
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 38. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Risk management and compliance: A game that you never get bored of... There are so many surprises and inconsistencies. I have spent considerable time trying to understand better the European EMIR (Regulation No 648/2012), and how it affects the implementation of the Basel III / CRD IV, Solvency II and the Dodd Frank Act. I am very surprised! EMIR is based on Basel 2 (no, not Basel 3) ...
Understanding Basel III, What is different after June 2013
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Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,980. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
His speech is interesting. We can even find more about meritocracy: "A meritocracy is a system in which the people who are the luckiest in their health and genetic endowment; luckiest in terms of family support, encouragement, and, probably, income; luckiest in their educational and career opportunities; and luckiest in so many other ways difficult to enumerate—these are the folks who reap...
Understanding Basel III, What is different after October 2013
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Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,600. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
I found this approach interesting: "The Basel III rules which provide that capital ratios have to be raised. Yet, in my opinion, extra rules cannot solve all of our problems. For every new rule will lead to creative solutions to evade that rule. By making new rules, we won't make bankers less greedy, nor will we make them more ethical. Instead of overregulating every detail ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday January 13, 2014
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 36. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,180. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
It is always interesting when Americans discuss European laws and regulations. This time, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Federal Insurance Office (FIO) submitted to Congress a report on how to modernize and improve the system of insurance regulation in the United States. It covers some interesting parts of the Solvency II directive of the European Union: "Solvency II includes ...