Monthly Archives: June 2010

Financial 411: The Volcker Rule: What It Would Mean For Banks

Congress is debating new laws including the Volcker Rule that could limit big banks’ proprietary trading. NYU Stern’s Viral Acharya says it will impact Large Complex Financial Institutions (“LCFIs”) who most likely will have to go through some transformation. The … Continue reading

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Recording of the Webinar “Operational Risk: How to Obtain Tangible Benefits from the Measurement Framework” Available

Professor Michael Pinedo and Professor Marcelo Cruz discuss developing an operational risk framework with a very strategic focus similar to those of market and credit risks. During the webinar, they stress estimating a capital number to make regulators happy is … Continue reading

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Webinar: “Liquidity Risk and Correlation Risk: A Clinical Study of the General Motors and Ford Downgrade of May 2005″

NYU Stern Professor Viral Acharya, London Business School Professor Steven Shaefer and Yili Zhang will talk about liquidity risk and contagion by examining the case study of the General Motors and Ford downgrades in 2005, which caused a widespread sell-off … Continue reading

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If Morgan Stanley Caused The Oil Spill

Professor Ingo Walter draws parallels between the oil spill and financial crisis.   Oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico reminds us of the vulnerability confronting even the most sophisticated of production systems to extreme events. It’s unlikely that any upstream … Continue reading

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Webinar: “Operational Risk: How to Take Tangible Benefits From the Measurement Framework”

Professor Michael Pinedo and Professor Marcelo Cruz will talk about advanced  measurement techniques that the firms can use to integrate their operational risk frameworks more into the day-to-day of the businesses and also to operate closer to how  market and … Continue reading

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