Counterparty Credit Risk: The new challenge for global financial markets, by Jon Gregory PhD explains the emergence of counterparty risk throughout the recent credit crisis. The quantification of firm-large credit publicity for buying and selling desks and companies is mentioned alongside risk mitigation methods resembling netting and collateral management (margining).
The primary decade of the 21st Century has been disastrous for financial institutions, derivatives and risk management. Counterparty credit risk has turn into the important thing ingredient of economic risk management, highlighted by the bankruptcy of the funding financial institution Lehman Brothers and failure of other high profile establishments corresponding to Bear Sterns, AIG, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The sudden realization of intensive counterparty risks has severely compromised the health of global financial markets. Counterparty risk is now a key drawback for all monetary institutions. Banks and other monetary institutions have been just lately creating their capabilities for pricing counterparty risk and these parts are thought of in detail through a characterization of credit value adjustment (CVA).
The implications of an establishment valuing their own default through debt value adjustment (DVA) are also considered at length. Hedging points, together with the associated devices resembling credit defaults swaps (CDSs) and contingent CDS (CCDS) are described in full.
Counterparty Credit Risk, by Jon Gregory is exclusive in being virtually focused but additionally overlaying the more technical aspects. It is an invaluable full reference guide for any market practitioner with any responsibility or interest throughout the space of counterparty credit score risk.
A key function of the credit crisis has been the realization of improper-method risks illustrated by the failure of monoline insurance companies. Fallacious-method counterparty risks are addressed intimately in relation to interest rate, commodity and credit score by-product products. Portfolio counterparty risk is covered, together with the regulatory elements as defined by the Basel II capital requirements.
The management of counterparty risk inside an institution can also be mentioned in detail. Finally, the design and advantages of central clearing, a current development to aim to regulate the rapid progress of counterparty risk, is considered.
Counterparty Credit Risk: The new challenge for global financial markets (The Wiley Finance Series) [Hardcover]
Jon Gregory PhD
Wiley; 1 edition