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Tag Archives: Dodd Frank

Too Big to Fail – Time for a sit down, if you must! | Banking Insight

The bone of contention described yet by banks as the limits on derivatives trading has snowballed to the next stage with the Fed adopting the more stringent 10% interbank exposure … Continue reading

April 30, 2012

JOBS Act “goes live” | Deal Insight

With the paucity of time and the concise video analysis leads available from the Networks, this writer has become a lazy beast of burden. Or so it feels as the … Continue reading

April 5, 2012

Meet the Volckers Marathon Pt IV – Welcome to Singapore

Editor’s Note: FX Swaps and Forwards are exempt from the clearing reqt in both US and Singapore. Another choice allowing¬†¬†Central governments, central banks and supranational institutions such as the International … Continue reading

February 15, 2012 · 3 Comments

Meet the Volckers’ marathon Pt. I | Banking Insight

That’s a big weekend for the economy as a whole as one tries to recover nuggets like ” Mr Paul Volcker by his own admission has said he doesn’t ¬†understand … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 9 Comments

Market Making vs Proprietary trading!! | Governance Insight

Dodd Frank is still missing the final version of the Volcker rule, all the lobbying and a 173 page comment by SIFMA itself commenting on the improbable monitoring of banks … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

Derivatives – a quick reckoner..

Mike Mackenzie’s great FT commentary notes the new Derivatives rodeo in full glory.. Central Clearing covers at bet less than 20% of the Derivatives market, nearly $100 tln though and … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

Five US Banks saving $40 bln in Capital Internationally – Dodd Frank Act | Banking Insight

Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan , BankAm, Citi and Morgan Stanley hold about $400 bln in Derivatives assets that could easily escape clearing requirements as they are from Non domestic US … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · 6 Comments

Emerging Markets seem more attractive in size and profitability | Advantage Change

Global Banking has looked to the Emerging Markets more than before even as the earlier cream of the crop like ING, Bank of America and other biggies that fell on … Continue reading

June 5, 2011

Global Bank, Global arguments on Capital

Update: The new Dodd Frank surcharge is likely on RWA assets (Risk Weighted) and amounts to a tiered charge of between 1.4% and 7% and according to Pearsons publications, likely … Continue reading

June 5, 2011 · 13 Comments