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Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What Is Different After Monday, March 10, 2014
By George Lekatis
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
By George Lekatis
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 10, 2014
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 40. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,240. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
I am impressed. The Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP) works very well. This is the jurisdiction-specific peer assessment in which a small team of experienced supervisors and regulatory policy experts reviews a member country's Basel III regulations across all its components and sub-elements. The purpose is to find any divergences from the agreed standards and ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday, February 3, 2014
By George Lekatis
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
By George Lekatis
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
By George Lekatis
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
By George Lekatis
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
By Lee Foo Chai
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,230. 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
By George Lekatis
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 ...
Secrets of a Commercial Mortgage Broker: How to Get the Best Possible Loan for Your Property
By Douglas Marshall
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
So how do you go about getting the best possible loan for your apartment or commercial property? Whether or not you ever do business with us you should know the answer to this question. This e-book reveals the secrets I've learned over the 25 years I've been in the business.
Understanding Basel III, What is Different After December 2013
By George Lekatis
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, December 30, 2013
By George Lekatis
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, December 23, 2013
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 34. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,160. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
How can you explain in New York that when market conditions or customer needs have changed, we have to adapt? You just say that. How can you explain the same thing in Hong Kong? "In the 1970s, a young couple decided that they should start their own business. They borrowed money from their parents and relatives to set up a small noodle shop ...
Coogan Account Investments
By Keith V. Abramson
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Estates & Trusts
The purpose of this book is to provide specific and unbiased information on the California Family Code Sections that spell out the investment limitations and opportunities for the earnings of a minor required to be set aside in a Blocked Trust account.
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is Different After Monday, December 16, 2013
By George Lekatis
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
By George Lekatis
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
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 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, November 25, 2013
By George Lekatis
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
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 ...