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Tag Archives: Volcker

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

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

Volcker, Job Cuts and Trading risk on

With a new cycle for profitable trades, the depleted staff at investment banks may still be able to generate the revenues it has missed int he first 3 quarters though … Continue reading

October 11, 2011

The new rules are on | Advantage 'zyaada'

Long winded one year negotiations, and a handful of committees later, the modified regulations seem set to be put into law. Thru a marathon 21 hour session yesterday, Lincoln’s draconian … Continue reading

June 25, 2010

Citibank out of Private Equity , Real Estate

Private Equity is a specialised business, in that the players concerned are unlikely to turn up to defend their investments and even trading actions to a Senate Banking Committee, even … Continue reading

February 4, 2010 · 1 Comment

Axis Bank quits PE business | Advantage Infrastructure

closer to my chawl in this unknown highrise in Bangalore suburbs, even Axis Bank has had no success with what it was running a s a PE operation. Its funds … Continue reading

February 4, 2010

Bank reforms – Obama’s Big Fight

In a big public punch at the Street for the third time in Bank results week, Obama enumerated the new Volcker rule to add-on to the reforms instituted by Barney … Continue reading

January 22, 2010