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Temasek digs into a big bite of Standard Chartered | Banking Insight

The Singapore Government’s International investment fund, which bought into some Chinese banks and Citi and Stan Chart during the crisis is having serious rethink of its investment in Emerging market … Continue reading

October 3, 2012

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

The ongoing fight over 18 holes for Volcker and the future of banking in the US| Banking Insight

With Gini Rometty a certified hacker at the Augusta Open yet unable to play, making it a first for a female and a Corporate Honcho to appear at US’ most … Continue reading

April 7, 2012 · 2 Comments

Meet the Volckers’ marathon Pt. V: The Goldman Sachs advantage (David Viniar)

David Viniar, CFO of Goldman Sachs is one of the venerable names on Wall Street that defend limitations of the Volcker Rule. Wall Street has been preparing itself for the … Continue reading

February 16, 2012 · 5 Comments

Meet the Volckers’ Marathon Pt. VI: How market making is disturbed by the prop trading restrictions

From the fool’s study of quotavble quotes on the mayhem, this superb discussion of the matter from Nobel prize winning Myron Scholes’ : [A] leveraged market-making business is inherently unstable.  … Continue reading

February 16, 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 Volcker Rule – Volcker read the other regulators’ | Banking Insight

As of now this is where Paul Volcker has encouraged efforts by the four regulators to implement the limitations of banks to essential services in exchange for access to the … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

Meet the Volckers’ Marathon Pt. II | Banking Insight

The Volcker Rule and the corresponding additions to the law made by each of the FDIC, SEC, Fed and CFTC in line with the same since October are proposed to … Continue reading

February 14, 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