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Jittery Emerging Economies Await a Season of Politics

Global Risk Watch Vol.37 April 2018

Risk intelligence e-Newsletter provides an overview of various corporate management risks from a global perspective featuring key events that occurred over the past month and need to be carefully examined for risk management purposes. The Center for Risk Management Strategy (CRMS) as part of the global Deloitte Tohmatsu Group provides you with experienced analysis on risk management and financial regulation.

Overview Macroeconomic and Financial Risks

# Jittery Emerging Economies Await a Season of Politics
Tsuyoshi Oyama, Partner/Head of Center for Risk Management Strategy (CRMS) at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC/Deloitte Asia Pacific Risk and Capital Management Leader

The perfect conditions that advanced economies have enjoyed may see a hint of cloud; the US, EU, and Japan have slightly felt a shift towards economic growth deceleration.
The countries may, sooner rather than later, run up against a wall that limits their economic growth.
Evidence of this  ...

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Overview of Development in Financial Regulations

# Review of the Fundamental Review
Shiro Katsufuji, Director, Center for Risk Management Strategy at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC

The last pending item in the Basel III reform, the minimum capital requirements for market risk (so-called Fundamental review of the trading book, or FRTB), made progress toward resolution.
On March 22, the Basel Committee of Banking Supervision (BCBS) published ...

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Highlight of Indicator for this Month

# US Core CPI Growth Rate the Highest in A Year
Toshikazu Kumagai, Manager, Center for Risk Management Strategy at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC

While the trade friction between the US and China as well as development in the Middle East have drawn a lot of attention, this month I want to take a closer look that the US inflation rate.
In March, the growth rate for consumer prices grew +2.4% MoM.
The Core CPI  ...

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Seminars, Conferences & Publications

【Seminars】

# (Completed) Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Dynamic Asia Forum (previously Voice of Asia Forum) (April 25, 2018 | The Peninsula Tokyo)
More than 3 years has passed since the Financial Stability Board (FSB) released the Foreign Exchange Benchmarks in September 2014.
As the relevant rules have been clarified and market participants have better understanding of them, Thomson Reuters Japan has hosted a seminar on the status and response to the European benchmark regulation.

From Deloitte, Shiro Katsufuji (Director, CRMS, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC) gave a presentation titled "Benchmark regulation with focus on the European trends."  

 

# (Completed) Thomson Reuters Japan Benchmark Seminar (April 12, 2018 | Thomson Reuters Japan, Tokyo) 

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC sponsored the Japanese Financial Regulatory Summit 2018 hosted by Thomson Reuters.
At the summit, about 900 executives and senior management gathered and discussed challenges in the financial services industry in an increasingly regulated environment.  

 

# (Completed) Regional Banks Association of Japan Seminar on the Global FX Code (April 11, 2018 | Tokyo) 

The Regional Banks Association of Japan held a seminar to assist banks with the statement of commitment.
From Deloitte, Shiro Katsufuji gave a presentation titled "The Global FX Code - toward the statement of commitment."

 

【Publications】

# "Global Compliance Challenges facing Japanese Multinationals -- How to build the framework to manage risks in the forward-looking and systematic manner"

At the Thomson Reuters Japan Global Compliance Corporate Forum on March 7, 2018, Tsuyoshi Oyama (Partner, Head of CRMS, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC) gave a presentation titled "Global Compliance Challenges facing Japanese Multinationals -- How to build the framework to manage risks in the forward-looking and systematic manner."
Deloitte published this presentation as a white paper.

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