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  1. FT Alphaville

    September 19, 2014

    Anti-Abacus, anti-BISTRO and anti-balance sheet synthetic securitisation

    ...against its position and the counterparty – hedge fund or otherwise...synthetic deals were classic risk transfer with significant regulatory...benefits and a lot less about risk transfer (to the shadow banking...that appear to have genuine risk transfer features. In this case... Tracy Alloway

  2. September 17, 2014

    Australia and Singapore sign derivatives data pact

    ...allowing regulators to monitor risk in the financial system, especially...central clearing to help reduce risk. While trade repositories have...regulators to track or monitor risk in big, cross-border markets...transactions carried out by a counterparty from another country. Watchdogs... By Jeremy Grant in Singapore

  3. FT Alphaville

    September 11, 2014

    BoE on the potential of the blockchain

    ...down. This, however, is not a risk for as long as the bulk of public purchases...allow the system to understand the risk within it a whole lot better...us inadvertently concentrating risk within central counterparty systems instead. Craig Pirrong... Izabella Kaminska

  1. September 8, 2014

    Scotland: thistle be tricky

    ...state. It also avoids the complication of Scotland becoming counterparty on some share of gilts yet to be defined. Scotland would...asset for the UK. Why not repackage the claim, and sell the risk back to the market? This sounds outlandish but isn’t...

  2. FT Alphaville

    August 19, 2014

    "People want money"

    ...act as if these holdings are perfectly risk-free despite paying higher yields than...would be required to offset the extra risk of failure. To curtail...also help by effectively serving as the counterparty of first resort for short-term lenders... Matthew C Klein

  3. August 14, 2014

    Leaky repo deals present new concerns

    ...day – $122bn worth – took place on July 28. “From a risk point of view, if that had been one or two of the primary...and sovereign wealth funds more particular about their repo counterparty. A solution may involve the US Treasury creating a lending... By Michael Mackenzie and Tracy Alloway in New York

  4. August 8, 2014

    Index trackers have taken off but risks remain

    ...during the crisis, at a time when funds were gating and the risk surrounding banks was cause for concern,” says Deborah Fuhr...basket of shares and entering a “swap agreement” with a counterparty bank. The agreement means the bank pays the return of the... By Emma Dunkley

  5. August 5, 2014

    Li Ka-shing turns focus to aircraft assets

    ...expansion fall short of target there is the risk of a glut of aircraft for hire. Still...says Brendan McHenry, a senior risk analyst at Ascend, an industry consultancy...you have agreed cash flows with a counterparty of a given credit rating, then you have... By Jennifer Hughes in Hong Kong and Arash Massoudi in London

  6. FT Alphaville

    July 28, 2014

    Redemption is, a mutual fund story

    ...increasingly more concentrated, raising counterparty risk. Is the fund industry much...than the company level that matters for counterparty risk. Similar to market risk, counterparty risk is born by investors at the fund level... David Keohane

  7. July 20, 2014

    Hedge funds split over AIFMD risk management rules

    ...Hedge fund managers are very good at risk management in the investment function, but...Managers will need to show that their risk function manages counterparty, liquidity and operational risk, as well as the investment risk traditionally the... By Sophia Grene

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