SKADI IMPACT PIECE – UNICREDIT – comedy of errors

In our latest SKADI Impact Piece, we look at some of the recent high-profile payment and documentation errors and consider both the reputational and financial risks associated with them. Even though finance holds itself out as being a cutting-edge, technology driven business, the reality is that some very high-risk areas of finance still rely on manual processes.

 

SKADI IMPACT PIECE – LIBOR CLOS

The third instalment in our LIBOR Series of SKADI Impact Pieces. The focus today is on the impact the LIBOR cessation will have on the Collateralised Loan Obligations (CLOs). We look at why CLOs will be particularly affected and the current fallback protocols in place, as well as litigation risks and the transition to alternative reference rates.

SKADI IMPACT PIECE – LIBOR USD Delay

SKADI IMPACT PIECE – LIBOR USD Delay

Here is Part II of our SKADI impact piece in the LIBOR Series. In this one pager, we focus on the delayed suspension of the USD rates. We look at the reasoning and implications of the delay, with reference to basis risk and potential knock on effects for pegged currencies.

SKADI IMPACT PIECE – Gamestop

The week’s financial news has been dominated by the story surrounding GameStop Shares. While the mainstream press has been looking at the sensationalist stories around hedge fund losses and the little guy “sticking it to the man”, in this, our first Skadi Impact piece, we look at the implications that this will have for the control functions within financial institutions, with a particular emphasis on the control framework around stock lending.