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  1. Sef execution of package trades to be postponed

    He did admit, however, that he is concerned about the departure of several large financial institutions from the clearing business over the past year – including the Royal Bank of Scotland and Bank of New York Mellon.

  2. Moody's sees $14.5bn FX fines for top banks

    Moody's includes Deutsche Bank, Citi, Barclays, UBS, HSBC, JP Morgan, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Merrill Lynch in its list of banks that might be fined.

  3. New frontloading flap over €8bn clearing threshold

    The logistical problems are severe, says Phil Lloyd, head of regulatory impact for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Royal Bank of Scotland: "You'd have to know on a Monday whether you're in scope based on a data analysis that would have been...

  4. Green credentials and RBS deal work in BNPP's favour

    BNP Paribas was the winning bidder in this year's biggest deal, the acquisition of the £15 billion structured products portfolio sold by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). The fully ethical product stands out as it provides capital protection through...

  5. Conflict of interest: banks call for unity on Eonia

    When it comes down to trying to use the language as it was discussed prior to anyone envisioning negative rates, it will of course lead to the opportunity for disputes to occur on both sides," says Simon Wilson, global co-head of counterparty...

  6. People: TD Bank bags Scotia Capital structuring team

    In October 2013, he agreed to buy Crédit Agricole's equity derivatives business, followed by Royal Bank of Scotland's structured products unit six months later. He was formerly a managing director and head of US structured products sales at Royal...

  7. Investec digital note offers choice of counterparty

    In that version, the investment is diversified across five banks - Aviva, Barclays, Lloyds Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander UK - each with 20% of the capital. As each bank has a 20% share, if one becomes insolvent only a fifth of the...

  8. EU stress tests see €46bn trading loss for G-Sibs

    They are: Barclays, BBVA, BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole, Deutsche Bank, Groupe BPCE, HSBC, ING, Nordea, Royal Bank of Scotland, Santander, Societe Generale and UniCredit. The largest European banks would suffer aggregate trading losses of €46.6...

  9. The changing face of UK retail structured products

    Two of the largest UK banks - Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) - recently left the retail market altogether and have largely been replaced by French issuers. The bank was reverting back to the things that it wanted to do," he says "At a...

  10. New role for Okazawa at BNPP, and other recent job moves

    Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has appointed Rohit Sawhney as head of global transaction services, Asia-Pacific. These two newly created roles will expand the bank's DCM franchise in Asia-Pacific. Based in Hanoi, Dung will be charged with developing...

  11. Surviving skew

    Historically, emerging markets indexes have been more volatile than, say, the Eurostoxx 50 or S says Thomas Nahm, head of exotics trading at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in London. The SThe drop in the S says a head of index volatility trading at a...

  12. Smartphone banking has limited mobility

    In the UK only Royal Bank of Scotland offers an iPhone app, while Deutsche Postbank, la Caixa and Rabobank are similar exceptions to the rule on the Continent. A bank’s approach to mobile banking should be flexible.

  13. Dealing with funding on uncollateralised swaps

    This discrepancy in funding costs between overnight money and three-month Libor has increased the visibility of the funding cost for the derivatives book,” says Andrew Brown, head of corporate risk solutions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa...

  14. The value of non-financial information in SME risk management

    Group Credit Risk, Royal Bank of Scotland, Gustav Mahlerlaan 10, 1000EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands; email: [email protected] Research Papers Edward I. Altman NYU Salomon Center, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, 44 West...

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