Tag Archives: Regulatory Risk

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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Getting Serious About Sanctions-Busting Banks by Professors Ingo Walter and Roy Smith

BNP Paribas is expected any day to admit to criminal *violations of U.S. sanctions against Iran and Sudan. This is likely to mean that the giant French bank will pay a fine of between $8 billion and $10 billion to … 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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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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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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Nobel Laureate Rob Engle on China’s Risk

NYU Stern Professor and Nobel Laureate Rob Engle was recently interviewed by the China Economic Review. In response to the question of China’s global financial stability, Engle responds:  “In Asia, risk is increasing, and has been increasing for a decade. … Continue reading

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Lawrence White Op-Ed: Stop Mandating Reliance on Ratings

The following is an Op-Ed written by Lawrence White, NYU Stern Professor of Economics published online on the New York Times Opinion Pages. The Justice Department’s suit against Standard & Poor’s is a fresh reminder of the large mistakes by … Continue reading

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