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Boom Bust: House Prices, Banking and the Depression of 2010
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,450. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2014 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
In the two and a half years since the first edition appeared, events have unfolded as predicted. In 2005 the consensus among forecasters was that the boom in house prices would cool to an annual 2 or 3% rise over the following years. In fact, in keeping with the ‘winner’s curse’ phase of the cycle described by the author, prices have risen by more than 10% per annum in Britain.
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.
A Case Study of the Operations of an Australian Bank in Japan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,760. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
As mentioned in “How I Came to Be Here”, the text of a First-Class Honours thesis written by Professor John Middleton in a previous life. This dissertation discusses the operations of the Tokyo Branch of Westpac Banking Corporation as they existed in 1987, focusing on the dynamics of the relationships between the expatriate and Japanese staff from a sociolinguistic perspective.
Understanding Basel III, What Is Different After June 2014
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Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,570. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
What is a weak bank? We have an interesting definition in the “Supervisory guidelines for identifying and dealing with weak banks”, issued for comment by 19 September 2014, from the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision: “A weak bank is one whose liquidity or solvency is impaired or will soon be impaired unless there is a major improvement in its financial resources ...
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 Risk Management and Compliance, What Is Different After Monday, April 14, 2014
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 49. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,270. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Have you ever met any misguided computer experts? I certainly have, and it looks like (SEC Chair) Mary Jo White has also met some. Otherwise, why would she start her Opening Statement (at SEC Roundtable on Cybersecurity) discussing about them? I loved her comment: "Cybersecurity threats come from many sources: criminal and hired hackers, terrorists, state-sponsored intruders, and ...
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 ...
Understanding Basel III, What Is Different After March 2014
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Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 12. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
The House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Economic and Financial Affairs has published its report looking at EU proposals for rescuing failing banks, describing them as inadequately funded, overly complicated and politically unrealistic. Report The report, entitled 'Genuine Economic and Monetary Union' and the implications for the UK also calls on the UK Government to get strongly involved ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What Is Different After Monday, March 31, 2014
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 47. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,080. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Yes, there are different Basel III implementations and regulatory arbitrage, even when the experts from the Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP) announce that a country is "compliant" or "largely compliant" (which means not exactly compliant). I know. You want an example. The *Basel III* criteria for including common shares in regulatory capital ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What Is Different After Monday, March 24, 2014
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 46. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,300. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
A piece of advice usually contains an implicit threat, but smart persons can focus on the positive side. In a less civilized world, we need explicit threats. There are still many implied rules in the financial services sector. But, after the crisis, everything becomes precisely and clearly expressed. The European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) explains it very well:
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What Is Different After Monday, March 17, 2014
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 45. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,480. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
According to Plato, wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. In the European Central Bank there are definitely wise men and women. They have developed a very interesting paper that discusses a real problem and hits the nail right on the head. In the interest of consistency between the leverage ratio calculation within the EU and ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What Is Different After Monday, March 10, 2014
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 44. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
When you can not define liquidity, how do you define liquidity risk? Too many definitions = no definition Verena Ross, Executive Director of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), a really good choice for ESMA, knows what she is talking about. "But what is liquidity? It is easier to recognise than to define. As a starting point one can say that liquidity is ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday, March 3, 2014
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 43. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,730. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consulting
Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock. Well in the House of Lords I am sure they found the rock. The House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Economic and Financial Affairs, has published its report looking at EU proposals for rescuing failing banks, describing them as inadequately funded, overly complicated and politically unrealistic. Some of the ...
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 Basel III, What is Different After January 2014
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Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,630. Language: English. Published: January 28, 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 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 Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday, January 20, 2014
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 37. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,990. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
I am a collector of national discretions. International banking standards always have the objective to develop a level playing field in a harmonized business and financial services environment. But ... The same countries that speak about harmonization, put in place "options" and "national discretions" to ... make a difference for these countries. Today we will discuss ...
The Banker
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
The book is about the banking career of Lee Foo Chai, a Malaysian who is passionate about living life to the fullest. He has written the book with a sense of pride, courage and determination. His thoughts are collected from his working life in the bank which spanned over a period of 29 years. He provides an insight into the operation of the bank, its management structure, the bank’s policy.
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 ...
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 ...