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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 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 ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, September 23, 2013
By George Lekatis
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, September 9, 2013
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 20. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
This is an interesting graph that illustrates the degree and significance of interconnectedness among the market participants in Luxemburg. Look at the linkages between the banking sector and investment funds at Number 4 below. The application of network analysis techniques enables linkages between different sectoral components to become visible;
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, 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..."
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 Basel III, What is different after August 2013
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Basel III, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,720. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Will you try to satisfy your microprudential or your macroprudential supervisors today? What? You want to satisfy both? It is not that easy. The moment we satisfy the microprudential supervisors, the macroprudential ones worry about the ... stability of the system! I was travelling from Australia, where I led a class to ANZ bank, to Kuala Lumpur, where ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, August 19, 2013
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 17. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,080. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Swiss effectiveness on the recovery and resolution of globally active banks! The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has published a great position paper. We learn about their "single point of entry" ("SPE") approach (resolution led centrally by the home supervisory and resolution authority and focused on the top-level group company). Creditors of the parent bank ...
Microfinance in India - Bridging the divide
By Harsh Goyal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Microfinance has been defined as the provision of financial services to low-income population for whom traditional banking services are not accessible. Microfinance has proved as a reliable vehicle in alleviating poverty by providing credit facility especially in the rural and semi-urban areas.
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, July 29, 2013
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 14. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,500. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
What is "critical"? And which is the difference between a critical function and a critical shared service? We have the answer from the Financial Stability Board (FSB). They believe that we must have a two-part definition of "critical", based on a distinction between "critical functions" and "critical shared services": "A function is critical if its disruption is likely to have a material ...
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 Sarbanes-Oxley, What Is Different After July 2013
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Sarbanes-Oxley, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,220. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
"Users log in, are dropped into a UNIX shell, and have all of the powers of multi-processor UNIX workstations at their disposal. We have users writing C++ code, AWK scripts, and PYTHON modules; each customizing their analyses to the specific task at hand, sharing scripts, and collaboratively building larger processes." This is interesting! Who said that? Gregg E. Berman, Associate Director ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, July 22, 2013
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Sometimes I have the feeling there is nothing new under the sun. We continue to explain the same old principles of risk mamanegent. We read in the paper "Preliminary Framework to Reduce Cyber Risks to Critical Infrastructure": The Framework offers a way to take a high-level, overarching view of an organization's management of cybersecurity risk by focusing on key functions ...
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, July 15, 2013
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 12. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
When Australian supervisors speak about American number plates ... we have a great speech: "The centrepiece of the story can be summed up by just six letters embossed on a personalised number plate: "FUND EM" was written on the number plate of a car belonging to Angelo Mozilo, the CEO of Countrywide Financial.
Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, What is different after Monday, July 1, 2013
By George Lekatis
Series: Understanding Risk Management and Compliance, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
“Users log in, are dropped into a UNIX shell, and have all of the powers of multi-processor UNIX workstations at their disposal. We have users writing C++ code, AWK scripts, and PYTHON modules; each customizing their analyses to the specific task at hand, sharing scripts, and collaboratively building larger processes.” This is interesting! Who said that?
Understanding Basel III, What is different after June 2013
By George Lekatis
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...