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Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday, December 16, 2013
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 33. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
American Humor: "Firms have made good progress in better understanding the complexity of their own operations, including strengthening the overall management of organizational/legal structures, identifying all legal entities (and this was huge for some firms), and beginning the difficult task of identifying additional impediments to resolving a large internationally active firm." Black humor.
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, December 2, 2013
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 32. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,060. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Many risk and compliance management professionals must understand the new RAF. No, not the Royal Air Force (RAF) ... ... the Principles for An Effective Risk Appetite Framework (RAF), a key component of the Financial Stability Board's (FSB's) framework, endorsed by G20. Leaders, to reduce the moral hazard of systemically important financial institutions (SIFIs) and, surprise surprise ...
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.
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 Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday, November 25, 2013
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 31. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
We have major developments in the European Union. 1. The European Central Bank (ECB) will be responsible for the supervision of all 6000 banks of the euro area! 2. A deal struck paves the way for the full introduction of the Solvency II regulatory regime by 2016! We will start with the first. Commissioner Barnier said: "We have written regulatory history. This is a momentous step.
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 ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday, November 11, 2013
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 29. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
What is Basel III super-equivalent? My definition: 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 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 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 Sarbanes-Oxley, What is different after October 2013
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Series: Understanding Sarbanes-Oxley, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board adopted two attestation standards pertaining to audits of brokers and dealers that will help protect customer funds by enhancing the quality of compliance information provided to the Securities and Exchange Commission and used in its regulatory oversight of broker-dealers. The Board also adopted an auditing standard applicable when ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, October 28, 2013
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 27. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
I have tried hard to understand the Basel III implementation and differences in China. I confess, I am surprised by the Chinese approach. It is very good. Of course, I had some difficulties as well: "Regulatory documents are coded with "Yin Jian Fa", "Yin Jian Tong", "Yin Jian Ban Fa", and "Yin Jian Ban Tong." This is from the Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP) ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, October 21, 2013
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 26. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Do you use "a suite of models" as part of your stress-testing framework? "It is reasonable to assume that any single model will almost certainly be wrong." The Bank of England says so. They will do the same: "The Bank expects to use a suite of models to do this, rather than rely on a single model. Why a suite of models? There are a number of benefits in using a suite of models as part ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, October 14, 2013
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 25. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Just when I thought I'd heard everything! "On the train to Hogwarts, Harry Potter and his friends often snack on Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans. Every mouthful is a surprise. Sometimes the beans are delicious: chocolate, marmalade, toffee. Other flavors are disgusting: tripe, rotten egg, sardine, grass. Prepaid cards are like that.
Payday Loans and Cash Advance: Pros and Cons - Mistakes and Traps to Avoid
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You set the price! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Meir Liraz. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
A payday loan or a cash advance loan is a loan for a short time. This book will reveal to you everything you need to know before applying for a payday loan or cash advance. This is must-know must-do information; ignore it at your own perils. Once you read this book you'll know exactly how to locate the most cost effective payday loan and how to get a quick approval.
Where Does Money Come From? A Guide to the UK Monetary and Banking System
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,940. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by The New Economics Foundation. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
where does money come from? reveals how the bulk of today’s money supply is created and allocated by commercial banks in their role as providers of credit. The fact that private banks can create money is understood by central banks, but little known by the public. The authors argue that this system is inherently unstable and this second edition includes sections on Libor and quantitative easing.
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, September 30, 2013
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 23. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,460. 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 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 Sarbanes-Oxley, What is different after September 2013
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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 ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, September 23, 2013
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Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 22. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,790. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Every time I read that banks must start 'ring-fencing' their retail operations so that they will be able to fail without endangering depositors, I remember the cold war, especially the Berlin wall. Yes, I am an old man (born in 1959). Yes, I am feeling well. No, there is "no doubt as to the person's state of mind" (at the time of writing this newsletter). First, we read about the need ...