Category Archives: Regulatory Risk

Professor Ian Bremmer Explains the Evolution and Costs of Cyber Warfare

The following is an excerpt from an recent op-ed by Professor Ian Bremmer published in TIME: Hackers aren’t only in the game to damage governments—sometimes good old-fashioned robbery is enough. The FBI had to notify over 3,000 U.S. companies that … Continue reading

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China’s International Growth Agenda by Prof. Michael Spence

The following is an excerpt from a recent Project Syndicate article by NYU Stern Professor and Nobel laureate Michael Spence: For most of the past 35 years, China’s policymakers have set their focus on the domestic economy, with reforms designed … Continue reading

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Banks’ Financial Reporting and Financial System Stability by Prof. Viral Acharya

The use of accounting measures and disclosures in bank contracts and in regulation suggests that the quality of banks’ financial reporting is central to the efficacy of market discipline and non-market mechanisms in limiting bank debt and risk overhang in … Continue reading

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Prof. Nouriel Roubini: The Dollar Joins the Currency Wars

In a recent opinion editorial on Project Syndicate, Professor Nouriel Roubini argued that governments shouldn’t use currency wars to boost economic growth. While many central banks around the world have eased monetary policies to jumpstart growth, the US dollar has simultaneously strengthened against both advanced-country … Continue reading

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Prof. Roy Smith Discusses the Impact of Basel III Regulations on the Banking Industry

In a recent article on Bankrate, NYU Stern Professor Roy Smith discussed the stabilizing US banking industry, including current threats to the economy, a long-term outlook of the industry, and the impact of several legal regulations. In particular, Professor Smith … Continue reading

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Restoring Confidence in Reference Rates By William C. Dudley, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York

The NYU Stern Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions welcomed William Dudley, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, to speak with students, alumni, press and guests on October 2, as part of Stern’s Financial … Continue reading

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Understanding the Russian Sanctions by Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

The latest tightening of the US and EU sanctions on Russian business and finance will provide an interesting lesson in international political, economic and military affairs. Here are some key issues to think about: These Financial Sanctions Can Be Very … Continue reading

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Nobel Laureate and Professor Robert Engle on VaR, Systemic Risk, and Liquidity

The following is and excerpt from an interview with Professor Robert Engle and the CFA Institute: “I sat down with Nobel laureate Robert Engle in Tokyo last month to discuss an amazingly wide range of applications that he and industry … Continue reading

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Are Major Banks Really Too Big to Jail?

The following is an excerpt from Banks and Markets of an article titled “Are Major Banks Really Too Big to Jail?” by NYU Stern Professor and MS in Risk Management Academic Director, Ingo Walter: It used to be that financial … Continue reading

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Prof. Robert Engle is Interviewed About the Financial Services Industry

The following is an excerpt from the El Paso Times:  The nation’s giant banks and other large financial institutions have regained much of the financial cushion they lost during the financial crash of 2008-09, a Nobel Prize-winning economist told University … Continue reading

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