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Master Course: Liquidity Management: Liquidity Risk

Liquidity Risk Liquidity risk is the potential for loss to a company arising from the company’s failure to pay its debts and obligations when due because of its inability to convert assets into cash or its failure to procure enough funds at a reasonable cost.

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Credit Derivatives – Introduction to product families

Credit products Credit Default Swaps This swap transfers the credit risk of fixed income products, like municipal bonds, mortgage backed securities and corporate debt between two parties. The buyer of the credit swap receives credit protection against default, a credit rating downgrade or any other

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Teaching Ethics to business school students

If there was one mandatory course that all business school students are allergic to, it would be ethics. Not that business school students have a personality flaw that makes them hate the subject, it is just that we intensely dislike being preached to. We are

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Risk Frameworks and applications

I never thought that I would ever get round to writing a book; much less three in less than a twelve month period. Such is life. So after Reboot and after Understanding Commodity Risk, comes Risk: Applications and Frameworks. Just finishing the final draft before

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Three new courses this week

I ran two workshops in Dubai and Abu Dhabi last week on derivatives and treasury risk management. Three new related courses in these two areas have now been uploaded as master classes. They are: Master Class: Calculating Value at Risk Master Class: Derivative products The

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