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Your Worst Enemy
By Jacobus Kotze
Price: Free! Words: 76,420. 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
By Влад Горячев
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.
In Defence of the City
By Bretwalda Books
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.
Pirate Trials: Dastardly Deeds & Last Words
By Ken Rossignol
Series: Pirate Trials, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. 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, October 7, 2013
By George Lekatis
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 Basel III, What is different after September 2013
By George Lekatis
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 Sarbanes-Oxley, What is Different After November 2013
By George Lekatis
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 Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, September 2, 2013
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 19. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
What is the USD LCR? Welcome to the Basel iii implementation in Singapore and the new national discretions. While the Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) requirements are calculated on a consolidated basis and reported in a common currency, the Basel liquidity standard also expects banks and their supervisors to closely monitor LCR by significant currency. Singapore is a regional treasury centre ..
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What Is Different After Monday, November 4, 2013
By George Lekatis
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 Basel III, What Is Different After July 2013
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,540. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Changes... Changes... We have a very interesting definition of the leverage ratio from the Basel Committee: "The Basel III leverage ratio is defined as the Capital Measure (the numerator) divided by the Exposure Measure (the denominator), with this ratio expressed as a percentage." "The basis of calculation is the average of the three month-end leverage ratios over a quarter.
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, August 12, 2013
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 16. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,960. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
More and more risk management professionals and experts work to secure the "Cyber Ecosystem" in all sectors. The financial services rely on a safe cyberspace. Cyber intrusions and attacks have increased dramatically over the last decade, exposing sensitive personal and business information, disrupting critical operations, and imposing high costs on the economy. Our daily life ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday, November 18, 2013
By George Lekatis
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 ...
Understanding Basel III, What is Different After November 2013
By George Lekatis
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.
Understanding Sarbanes-Oxley, What is different after September 2013
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Sarbanes-Oxley, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board released its second progress report on its interim inspection program for auditors of brokers and dealers, covering the audit deficiencies and independence findings identified in inspections performed from March 2012 to December 2012. For this report, PCAOB inspectors reviewed 43 audit firms covering portions of 60 audits of brokers and dealers ...
Banking Principles and Practice
By Nitya Prakash
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Essay » Business
About the book: • Banking: An Introduction • RBI: Banking Regulation • Customer-Banker Relationship • Types of Customer and their Accounts • Deposit Accounts • KYC: Guidelines • Negotiable Instruments • Loans and Advances • Fee Based Banking Services • Income in Banks • Electronic Banking • Banking Glossary
The Laundrymen - Inside Money Laundering, The World's Third Largest Business
By Jeffrey Robinson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,690. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The world is awash with dirty money. Most of it comes from illicit drugs. Who's laundering it? Bankers, lawyers, accountants and money managers - from Wall Street to Main Street via Switzerland and the Caribbean. The Laundrymen gets to the root of the problem and, 20 years since it first became an international bestseller, remains the definitive book on money laundering.
Essential Guide to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) - Reports and Plans, Deposit Insurance Coverage, Foreclosure Options, Overdraft Fees, Financial Information Privacy
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,600. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
This is a unique guide to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, August 26, 2013
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 18. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Every time I hear the words sovereign risk and country risk, especially in the Basel ii/ Basel iii frameworks, I feel depressed. What do I mean depressed? "The shadows of nightfall seemed more somber, my mornings were less buoyant, walks in the woods became less zestful, and there was a moment during my working hours in the late afternoon when a kind of panic and anxiety overtook me..."
Understanding Basel III, What is different after October 2013
By George Lekatis
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, September 16, 2013
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 21. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,790. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
What is shadow banking? We have some great answers from Europe, important answers. Although shadow banking assets have decreased slightly since 2008, the global figure in 2011 was €51 trillion. "Shadow banking can be defined as a system of credit intermediation that involves entities and activities outside the regular banking system. Shadow banks are not regulated like banks, though ...