Effective Product Control

Controlling for Trading Desks
Author(s): Peter Nash
Original Publish Date: Sep 28, 2017
Product Number: EB00714226
Released: Oct 25, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118939802
Publisher: Wiley
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Improve the Effectiveness of your Product Control Function Effective Product Control is a detailed how-to guide covering everything you need to know about the function. Considered essential reading for:  -New controllers entering the profession -Auditors and regulators reviewing product control -Established controllers wanting a refresher on the latest skills and core controls within the industry. Encompassing both a technical skills primer and key insights into core controls used to mit­igate major risks emanating from trading desks, you will get expert advice on practical topics such as:  -The key IFRS and U.S. GAAP accounting standards for a trading desk -How to approach the pricing of a financial instrument -Market risk and how is it quantified -The controls necessary for a trading desk -Rogue trading and how it can be detected -Valuation adjustments and why they are necessary -How the prices used to value a trading portfolio are independently verified -The financial accounting entries used to record financial instruments in the balance sheet and profit & loss statement -Financial reporting and how the results of a trading desk are presented -How a new financial product can be introduced in a controlled manner Complete with a wealth of insightful graphs, illustrations and real-world examples to enliven the covered material, the dependable answers you need are in Effective Product Control.   

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