Category Archives: Regulatory Risk

Flash Boys May be Yesterday’s Story by Professor Roy Smith

The following is a recent paper written by NYU Stern Professor Roy Smith titled “Flash Boys May be Yesterday’s Story”: Michael Lewis’ newest Wall Street bestseller, Flash Boys, claims that equity markets are “rigged” by high frequency traders who invested millions … Continue reading

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Professors Robert Engle & Viral Acharya Warn that European Stress Test Risk Measures are Flawed

On the release of the US Fed’s latest bank stress tests, NYU Stern School of Business Nobel Laureate Robert Engle and Professor of Finance Viral Acharya warn that European regulators’ stress tests miscalculate the amount of systemic risk banks will … Continue reading

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GDP Alumni Event with Prof. Walter Featured on the NYU Stern Homepage

On Friday, March 7, 2014, Professor Ingo Walter spoke to approximately 80 executives comprised of MS in Risk Management students, MS in Global Finance and Stern alumni, and members of the Hong Kong Society of Finance Analysts gathered in Hong Kong on … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Bad Bankers from Ruining Your Corporate Culture

The following is an op-ed written by Professor Ingo Walter, Academic Director of the MS in Risk Management Program: JPMorgan Chase’s $13 billion regulatory settlement is the latest case of banking indigestion attributable to long-tail liabilities stemming from practices almost … Continue reading

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Professor Lawrence White Interviewed on Ratings Companies

The following is an excerpt from Bloomberg entitled “S&P Ratings States Reject Support New Jersey to California.” While suing Standard & Poor’s for fraud, states from New Jersey to California ironically are helping fund the world’s largest credit rater’s legal … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Global Asset Management: Strategies, Risks, Processes and Technologies

Global Asset Management: Strategies, Risks, Processes and Technologies, edited by Professors Michael Pinedo and Ingo Walter, focuses on all major aspects of the asset management industry including regulations, strategies, processes, applied technologies and risks. It is the first book that addresses the key … Continue reading

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MSRM Alumnus Wilfrid Xoual is Editor of Moody’s Analytics “Risk Perspectives”

The following is a letter from the Editor of Moody’s Analytics Magazine, “Risk Perspectives.” Wilfrid Xoual is a MSRM Alumnus from the Class of 2013.  Welcome to the first edition of Moody’s Analytics Risk Perspectives, a publication created for risk practitioners. … Continue reading

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NYU Stern Prof. Bruce Tuckman on the Repo Market Decline

NYU Stern Professor Bruce Tuckman was quoted in a recent Bloomberg article, “Repo Market Decline Raises Alarm as Regulation Strains Debt.” Excerpt below:  “Regulations aimed at reducing the risk of another financial crisis are starting to upend a key part … Continue reading

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NYU Stern’s Bill Silber on the Federal Reserve’s Next Chief

NYU Stern Professor Bill Silber was quoted in the Wall Street Journal, regarding the upcoming departure of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in January. Silber notes the impact that new leadership might have on the Fed and its policy-making. “When … Continue reading

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An Interview with Viral Acharya: India does not have enough markets

The following is a LiveMint interview with NYU Stern Professor Viral Acharya:  Mumbai: While the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has tightened liquidity to protect a depreciating rupee, the government has been easing foreign direct investment, or FDI, norms in a few … Continue reading

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