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Orbit36 interviewed by Risk.net on new stress test for large US banks

Orbit36 managing partner Dr. Andreas Ita had the honour to be surveyed by the world’s leading risk management magazine Risk.net on a new element in the Fed’s 2024 supervisory stress…

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Orbit36 workshop at banking book risk management conference Amsterdam

Yesterday, I returned from the 7th annual banking book risk management conference in Amsterdam, where I had the pleasure to led the post-conference workshop. We talked about the implications of…

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Masterclass held at 26th capital allocation conference in London

Many thanks for the invitation to the 26th annual Basel IV implementation and capital allocation conference in London. This industry-leading conference organized by Marcus Evans brings together capital and risk…

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Presentation held at Swiss Risk Association CRO Forum

On 22 November 2023, the Swiss Risk Association hosted its first CRO Forum. Over 90 Board members, Chief Risk Officers, Treasury and Risk professionals attended the event to discuss the…

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Orbit36 cited in Wall Street Journal on Swiss parent bank capital regime

Yesterday’s edition of the Wall Street Journal discusses gaps in the parent bank capital regime in Switzerland. In the article, Orbit36 emphasizes that the regulation played a crucial role in…

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Wie Replikations-Strategien für Spareinlagen die
Wettbewerbsfähigkeit einer Bank verbessern

Vor einem Jahr bewegten sich die Zinsen in der Schweiz wieder in den positiven Bereich. Die Schweizerische Nationalbank (SNB) erhöhte ihren Leitzins in fünf aufeinanderfolgenden Schritten von -0,75% auf aktuell…

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TBTF-regulation in Switzerland – quo vadis?

On Friday, the report of the group of experts on banking stability was published. In May 2023, an expert group was nominated by the Swiss government to evaluate the strategic…

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JRMFI-Paper on Counterparty Credit Risk

We are pleased to share a paper published in the Journal of Risk Management for Financial Institutions. The article written by Dr. Andreas Ita discusses counterparty credit risk based on…

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Wie Replikations-Strategien für Spareinlagen die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit einer Bank verbessern

Aus unserem ursprünglichen Blog-Beitrag vom 24. August 2023 ist in der Zwischenzeit ein ausführlicher deutschprachiger Artikel enstanden:

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Orbit36 Analyse für Schweizerische Bankiervereinigung

Orbit36 hat im Auftrag der Schweizerischen Bankiervereinigung eine Analyse über die Entwicklung der Sparzinsen im Vergleich zu den Hypothekarzinsen durchgeführt. In der Studie untersuchen wir das Zusammenspiel zwischen den Hypothekar-…

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Orbit36 expands its expertise with four seasoned banking experts

We are excited to announce the expansion of Orbit36’s expertise in strategic transformation, treasury and risk management. Effective immediately, Orbit36 offers clients additional access to its broader network of senior…

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The write-down of Credit Suisse’s AT1-bonds and the Swiss TBTF-framework

As part of the merger between UBS and Credit Suisse and the additional measures implemented by the Swiss authorities, USD 17bn of AT1 instruments issued by Credit Suisse are written…

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Silicon Valley Bank Collapse – Should we worry about European Banks?

The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) end of last week sent shock waves over the global financial system. Bank stocks in the US and Europe lost between 10% and…

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The UK PRA expects international banks to improve on risk management

In their “Dear CEO letter” from 10 January 2023, the Bank of England’s Prudential Authority (PRA) sets their supervisory priorities for 2023 in the areas i) financial resilience, ii) operational…

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Axpo – Was Politiker wissen sollten

Im Nachgang an die Gewährung eines 4 Milliarden-Kredites durch den Bund wird die Geschäftsstrategie der Axpo in der Politik rege und kontrovers diskutiert. Eine durch den Axpo-Verwaltungsrat in Auftrag gegebene…

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Highlights from the 25th Annual Bank Capital Management Conference in London

Last week, I was invited to attend the 25th Annual Bank Capital Management in Banking Institutions conference in London and to lead the pre-conference workshop about “vulnerabilities revealed by the…

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Credit Suisse Strategy Update – Main takeaways

This morning, Credit Suisse lifted the curtain and published its long awaited strategy update. Here are the main takeaways: Most importantly, Credit Suisse drastically reduces its Investment Bank and focuses…

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Orbit36 Vice Chairman Claude Moser on Swiss National Television

Ahead of Credit Suisse’s long-expected strategy update, Orbit36 Vice Chairman Claude Moser is interviewed by SFR News, Switzerland’s primary public television channel. Today’s main edition of “Tagesschau” can be watched…

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Banks in temporary troubles as clearers of energy firms

With skyrocketing energy prices on 26 August 2022, energy firms came in troubles and their banks faced a critical moment. The sharp price increases of future contracts on gas and…

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Axpo – Wohin fliessen die Bundes-Milliarden, wenn es ernst gilt?

Am 6. September 2022 hat die Axpo Holding vom Bund eine nachrangige, unbesicherte Kreditlinie von 4 Mia. CHF zugesprochen erhalten. Diese wurde notwendig, weil stark gestiegene Strompreise hohe Sicherheitsleistungen für…

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