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Monthly Archives: June 2017

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TARF hedge effectiveness model

TARF Hedge effectiveness model. This is our second post in the TARF hedge effectiveness series and in the treasury candidates assessment series case. To catch up with the case please see the original TARF case study that defines the client requirement as well as available

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Mis-selling in FX Markets – Losses from zero cost investments

Investors – financial institutions, non-financial institutions, individuals – choose the FX Markets for a number of reasons that include hedging of their FX exposures against adverse currency movements, benefiting from a diversification of investments, earning a more attractive risk adjusted return, speculating and betting on

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Dual Currency Deposits (DCD)

Dual Currency Deposits (DCD) are structured products that allow an investor to earn an increased interest rate as compared to the base rate that would be earned on a regular fixed term currency deposit. Besides the enhanced interest rate, the product is designed so that

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Anti-Money Laundering Programmes – Systems

AML governance framework, risk-based approach & elements of a reporting system In our previous post we discussed what money laundering is. We listed the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) 40 recommendations that are used to develop and implement national AML/CTF regulations and laws to counter

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Anti-Money Laundering Programmes – Regulations

Money Laundering and the foundation for implementing an effective Anti-Money Laundering System Money Laundering is the attempt to disguise the proceeds generated from criminal or illegal sources and activities as if they were produced by legitimate means. Unrestrained money laundering provides an incentive for criminal

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