Regulation

The Volker Rule

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An exploration of the potential modifications the OCC will make to the Volker Rule to reduce the burden on banks whilst still serving its original purpose. Actions may include:

  • Simplifying the Definition of Proprietary Trading
  • Reducing the Burden of Volcker Whilst Hedging Business Risks
  • Reducing the Burden of Compliance
  • Improving Regulatory Coordination
  • Providing Increased Flexibility for Market-Making
  • And more

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OCC Quarterly Report on Bank Derivatives Activities

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Our regular readers will know that the Clarus Blog focuses on Derivatives and the new regulations introduced after the Financial Crisis of 2007-08. The massive increase in availability of data on OTC Derivatives markets is of great interest to us. However at times we are guilty of not paying enough attention to older data sources. […]

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GDPR: 6 Months Out

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With 6 months until GDPR becomes enforceable, time is running short to make the appropriate preparations to be fully compliant with the regulation.

It could not be timelier that 6 months away from the enforcement of GDPR a major data protection breach is discovered in a very visible company.

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Bank Ring Fencing – What You Need to Know

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Ring-fencing splits banks into deposit-taking institutions and investment banks. There is more than one way that this can be achieved. The European Commission has decided against ring-fencing. Large UK banks are required to ring-fence their deposit-taking operations from January 2019. The US may include some ring-fencing proposals as they look at financial reforms. Why Do […]

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Public Hearing RE: Examining the 2017 Agenda for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

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Congressman Collin Peterson cited our recent blog, “MIFID II transparency will leave us in the dark”, during a committee hearing in Washington. The session in the public hearing was recorded and is available below. The Clarus citation is around 24m02.

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SA-CCR Calculator

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SA-CCR for Excel calculates the Standardised Approach for Credit Risk Use it to reconcile your calculations Or assess the impact of moving to SA-CCR And perform pre-trade what-if analysis Free 14-day trials are available for all financial firms. Background In March 2014, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision published bcbs279, the Standardised Approach for measuring Counterparty […]

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Will Pay Clawback Tame Damaging Risk-Taking In The City?

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Misa Tanaka and John Thanassoulis

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Insurance companies: amplifiers or the white knights of financial markets?

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Graeme Douglas, Nicholas Vause and Joseph Noss

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