Issue XIX – Q2, 2017  
Thought Leadership        
Whitepaper: CECL – The New Impairment Model   Whitepaper: Exchange Traded Products – A Natural Counterparty (Part 1)   Whitepaper: Exchange Traded Products – A Natural Counterparty (Part 2)
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The Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) model, finalized in June 2016, is scheduled to be implemented in December 2019 for SEC-filing institutions.

  A new instrument that caught the world’s attention 20 years back is continuing to gain popularity. Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) were first introduced in 1990 in Canada, and investors quickly realized how ETFs can transform the dimensions of investments in future.

  How does an investor arrive at the true cost of an ETF? An investor’s priority is always to buy a relatively low-cost ETF. ETFs are often closely compared with mutual funds.

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Focus   Showcase
Consultant Database Maintenance: In Search of an Out-of-the-box Solution   Commercial Lending Solutions: Facilitating the Balancing Act
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Today, third-party consultant databases form a powerful marketing tool for asset managers across the globe. Product visibility on these third-party consultant websites ensures wider outreach to retail and institutional investors as well as higher chances of new business growth.

  Commercial lending firms leverage our end-to-end support to maintain high-quality research and analytics across their functions while simultaneously balancing cost and regulatory pressures.

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Impact Story   FAQ
Lending Support for a US-based Investment Bank   Commercial Lending Solutions: Three Commonly Asked Questions
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How Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services helped a US-based investment bank in driving revenues, increase operational flexibility, and enhance profitability through centralization, standardization, and optimization.

  The most frequent questions we receive on our commercial lending capabilities.

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6th Annual Risk Americas Convention   Emerging Trends in Model Risk Management   The Summit for Asset Management (TSAM)
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Highlights from this event where Moody’s Analytics participated as a knowledge partner. Sessions included Stress Testing, Model Risk, Liquidity Risk, Enterprise Risk Management, and Operational Risk.

  Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services hosted an event in San Francisco with over 40 CXO’s and Heads of Risk from leading corporates and commercial banks in attendance.

  Meet the team from Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services at TSAM, the leading forum for global asset managers. The event will take place on 21 June at the New York Marriott Marquis.

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