CFA Institute say the total size of assets under management is not a sufficiently clear-cut measure to declare that an asset management firm could be systemic just as a bank would be by looking at its balance sheet assets.
In response to the US Treasury’s June 2017 report, the Systemic Risk Council warns that some of the proposals could jeopardize the financials system’s resilience.
With Brexit looming, parts of Dodd-Frank on the chopping block, and other stressors on the global community, now is not the time for complacency in financial reform.
At the recent CFA Institute Global Investment Risk Symposium, a panel of well-known experts discussed systemic risk and the current state of the industry and concluded that not all is well, yet.
With debate over the sequester fallout mainly focused on cuts to education, law enforcement, and transportation safety, another area is largely overlooked: the impact on the SEC and CFTC.
Discussions on whether certain banks remain “too-big-to-fail” now include whether these banks (and executives responsible for their actions) have also become “too-big-to-jail.”
John Rogers, CFA, president and CEO of CFA Institute, stresses the importance of international coordination on key issues of systemic financial risk.
A list of the top 10 most-read blog posts from the Market Integrity Insights blog in 2012.
Speakers at the University of Virginia’s Investing Conference presented mostly dire themes facing the US economy: extreme loss of confidence, the Central Bank assuming an unprecedented interventionist role, an overvalued bond market, and the far-reaching effects of uncertainty, among other topics.
The stakes in the debate over money market funds (MMFs) — and the risk they pose to systemic risk — escalated further with the SEC’s recent announcement that it lacks votes to issue a public proposal.
In “Real Talk With Sheila Bair: Leave These Folks Penniless Or In Jail,” the former U.S. bank regulator offers her assessment of the financial industry, from the controversial Volcker Rule and JPMorgan’s trading losses to the LIBOR scandal and how regulators should punish bad behavior by banks.
With over $2.6 trillion invested in money market mutual funds (MMFs), talk about potential risks they present to investors and global economies has generated a lot of attention across the political spectrum.
From the “continuing procession of financial scandals” to the impact of industry lobbyists, Sheila Bair, laments the sad state of U.S. regulatory reform and the needto restore public trust in the financial system.
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