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Coping with increased risk management and a changing regulatory environment
Radio Feature 15: Ioannis Akkizidis in conversation with Sona Blessing
 
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

radio Ioannis Akkizidis, is product manager and financial risk analyst at FRSGlobal (which became part of Wolters Kluwer financial services in September 2010), he is also visiting lecturer at The University of Zurich. In this feature he highlights the significance, relevance and need, especially post the credit crisis, for institutions to embrace unified financial analysis (integrating market conditions with counterparty quality and behaviour related risk via financial instruments; where performance is driven by that of liquidity, value and income in a consistent and transparent manner)

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Coping with increased risk management and a changing regulatory environment

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  • Q1 - The importance of unifying financial analysis and what that means in managing profitability and risk?
                Why risk should not be managed, analysed and implemented on a silo basis
                Market conditions, counterparty and behaviour risk are linked via financial contracts forming the main input elements of financial analysis

    Duration: 02:06 


  • Q2 - Discipline in conducting liquidity analysis
                Liquidity risk is always a resulted risk - arising from the integrated analysis of the market, credit and behaviour risk, and potentially from losses arising from operational risk

    Duration: 03:15 


  • Q3 - The role of stress testing
                Accounting for “unkown-unkowns”
                Assumptions to extremes

    Duration: 02:44 


  • Q4 - How to approach systemic and concentration risk
                Statistically, a major financial risk event arises ever 1.2 years, somehow and somewhere in the world
                Post the crisis - the reasons for escalated global contagion prospects even if a small counterparty were impacted


    Duration: 02:11 


  • Q5 - The impact of speculation and coping with speculators in global financial markets

    Duration: 02:23 


  • Q6 - The role of risk management and regulation - risk management as a part of profitability analysis
                Costs involved and implementation in achieving financial stability
                Since it is difficult to change mentality in the short run, what the regulators are trying to do is to change the whole system - and when this has been achieved, through the system achieve financial risk and profitability management

    Duration: 01:52 



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