Posts tagged ‘too big to fail’

Watch Out for the TLAC Attack!

“Banks have to issue over a trillion U.S. dollars worth of bonds to satisfy TLAC requirements?!” exclaims a fixed income portfolio manager. “Stay calm. It’s not as bad as it seems,” says a fixed income analyst in his composed and distinct sounding British accent. “We need to sell our…

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Fed Conference in Hotlanta – Turning up the Heat on Too Big to Fail

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Atlanta Federal Reserve‘s Financial Markets Conference, titled Maintaining Financial Stability: Holding a Tiger by the Tail. This year’s topic – as the pun in the title suggests – was the regulation of financial firms to manage tail-risk events.…

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