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C/F/1898. Dissertation outline. Management of liquidity risks in UK banking industry

WORDS:
730
DATE:
2014
PRICE:
9.99 GBP

The paper offers an outline of the dissertation on the management of liquidity risks within the banking industry in the UK. The aim, questions and objectives of the research are formulated, the areas and sources of the literature review are defined, the methodology is described.

 

KEYWORDS: Dissertation outline, liquidity, risks, UK banking,

 

C/F/1852. Credit exposure and lending systems of RBS, Barclays and Standard Chartered Bank: research methodology

WORDS:
8300
DATE:
2014
PRICE:
89.99 GBP

The paper offers an overview of research methods used in the study of recent changes in banks credit exposure and lending systems. Information is provided about the research design, techniques of data collection, data synthesis and analysis, etc. Financial analysis is performed of ratio performance in Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Barclays Bank and Standard Chartered Bank during the period from 2010 to 2011, etc. Recommendations to the three banks are suggested about their credit risk management.

 

KEYWORDS: Credit, exposure, lending, RBS, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays, Standard Chartered Bank, methodology,

 

C/F/1850. Reforming international banks: pros and cons

WORDS:
950
DATE:
2014
PRICE:
9.99 GBP

The paper looks at the role of international banks considering their position with regard to the safety of the global financial system. Arguments are presented in favour and against banking reforms that aim to reduce the size and complexity of banks. The term ‘narrow banking’ is defined.

 

KEYWORDS: Reforming, international banks,

 

C/F/1839. Proposal. Role of central banks in economic cycles: case study of BOE

WORDS:
3300
DATE:
2014
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39.99 GBP

The paper proposes to examine the impact of central banks on economic cycles and the promotion of the banking culture. The questions and objectives of the research are outlined. Literature is reviewed on the tools of fiscal and monetary policy, a case study of the Bank of England (BOE) and BOE’s use of quantitative easing (QE) is proposed. The methodology of the research is described.

 

KEYWORDS: Proposal, central banks, economic cycles, BOE, Bank of England,

 

C/F/1802. Dissertation. CSR Practices in Mauritius Commercial Bank

WORDS:
9750
DATE:
2014
PRICE:
99.99 GBP

The dissertation investigates approaches to the policy of corporate social responsibility (CSR) used within the banking sector providing a review of literature on Elkington's ‘Triple Bottom Line’ model of CSR, Carroll's CSR pyramid, Power/Interest matrix, CSR in the banking sector, etc. A case study is conducted of CSR policies pursued by Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB). The methodology is based on secondary research and primary research via questionnaire surveys of MCB customers, employees, shareholders and middle managers. Conclusions are made about the effectiveness of the bank’s CSR initiatives.

 

KEYWORDS: Dissertation, CSR, corporate social responsibility, Mauritius Commercial Bank, MCB,

 

C/F/1801. Use of Regulatory Capital in Banks' Risk Management

WORDS:
1050
DATE:
2014
PRICE:
19.99 GBP

The paper examines the concept of regulatory capital (capital adequacy) as a tool of risk management analysing its impact on banks’ risk mitigation. References are made to the “capital buffer” theory, examples are provided of UK banks that were bailed out by the government including Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and HBOS (Lloyds TSB).

 

KEYWORDS: Regulatory Capital, Banks, Risk, Royal Bank of Scotland, RBS, HBOS, Lloyds TSB,

 

C/F/1790. Proposal. Efficiency of Banking Sector in Arab Countries

WORDS:
1450
DATE:
2014
PRICE:
19.99 GBP

The paper proposes to investigate financial efficiency of the banking sector in Arab countries with the focus on conventional banks rather than Islamic banks. The aims and objectives of the research are outlined, theoretical and empirical areas of the literature review are defined, the methodology is described, a plan and structure of the work are indicated.

 

KEYWORDS: Proposal, efficiency, banking, Arab countries,

 

C/F/1770. Dissertation. Brand Equity Development after Financial Crisis: Defensive Strategies of US and Dutch Financial Institutions

WORDS:
18500
DATE:
2014
PRICE:
189.99 GBP

The dissertation examines the strategies used by EU and US financial institutions to defend their brands’ equity during the post-crisis period from 2009 to 2011. Literature is reviewed on the theory of branding explaining the concepts of brand equity, brand awareness, brand loyalty, brand associations, strategies of brand equity development, etc. The methodology is based on secondary research data and primary data gathered from 200 customers of US and Dutch financial institutions. Comparisons are made between defensive strategies in brand equity development used by Dutch banks, i.e. promotional campaigns, favourable terms and conditions, etc., and defensive strategies used by US financial institutions, i.e. strategic brand alliances, umbrella branding, etc. Conclusions are made about the effectiveness of the strategies.

 

KEYWORDS: Dissertation, Brand Equity, Financial Crisis, Defensive Strategies, US and Dutch, Financial Institutions,

 

C/F/1736. Banking Regulations and Financial Crisis

WORDS:
1550
DATE:
2013
PRICE:
19.99 GBP

The paper looks at the origins and impacts of the recent financial crisis defining the concept of securitization, considering risks inherent in the financial regulatory framework based on Basel Accords (Basel I and II), and suggesting ways of Basel II improvement that can prevent a re-occurrence of the crisis.

 

KEYWORDS: Banking Regulations, Financial Crisis, Basel,

 

C/F/1732. Proposal. Impact of economic recession on consumer behaviour towards high street banks in UK

WORDS:
2300
DATE:
2013
PRICE:
29.99 GBP

The paper proposes to examine the effects of the recent recession on consumer behaviour towards the high street banks in the UK considering the fact that banks were largely blamed for the recession. The aim and objectives of the research are outlined, literature is reviewed on the impact of the recession on the relationships between banks and their customers. The methodology of the research is described, its ethical issues are considered.

 

KEYWORDS: Proposal, economic recession, consumer behaviour, high street, banks, UK,

 

C/L/1191. Banking regulation, credit crunch and financial crisis

WORDS:
340
DATE:
2013
PRICE:
9.99 GBP

The paper looks at the current state of banking regulation evaluating the existing regulatory frameworks, and arguing that high levels of regulation prevent sustainable banking.

 

KEYWORDS: Banking, regulation, credit crunch, financial crisis,

 

C/F/1697. UK Banking Crisis and Banking Regulation

WORDS:
1100
DATE:
2013
PRICE:
19.99 GBP

The paper examines the causes of the crisis in the UK banking sector presenting a timeline of events that led to the crisis, identifying risk factors that contributed to the crisis development and establishing their link with the regulatory framework of UK banking.

 

KEYWORDS: UK Banking, Crisis, Regulation,

 

C/F/1671. Operations management in banking: front office vs. back office

WORDS:
2000
DATE:
2013
PRICE:
29.99 GBP

The paper looks at the concepts of front office and back office operations examining both models with regard to retail and commercial banks. Examples of the models are provided considering integration of front and back office operations.

 

KEYWORDS: Operations management, banking, front office, back office,

 

C/F/1667. Proposal. Impact of global financial crisis on relationship between UK banks and their customers

WORDS:
2700
DATE:
2013
PRICE:
29.99 GBP

The paper proposes to investigate consumers’ attitude towards UK banks during the global financial crisis. The background of the research is described, its objectives and questions are outlined, research hypotheses are formulated, the methodology is described, related ethical considerations are addressed.

 

KEYWORDS: Proposal, global, financial crisis, UK banks, customers,

 

C/F/1658. Fundamental Principles of Financial Regulation

WORDS:
1500
DATE:
2013
PRICE:
19.99 GBP

The paper examines the stability of the current banking system reviewing the position of Brunnermeier et.al who criticise traditional approaches to financial regulation. Implications of regulation in the financial sector are considered at the domestic and international levels. The issue of senior executives’ remuneration is addressed.

 

KEYWORDS: Fundamental, Principles, Financial Regulation, remuneration,

 

C/F/1618. Efficiency of bank performance and risk management

WORDS:
1850
DATE:
2013
PRICE:
19.99 GBP

The paper answers several questions related to bank performance and risk management defining scale and scope economies and X-efficiencies, explaining the importance of efficiency studies, examining how to measure market structure, looking into the ‘relative market power’ hypotheses, outlining the tools used to measure market competition, addressing the risks faced by banks in their operations, etc.

 

KEYWORDS: Efficiency, bank performance, risk management,

 

C/F/1598. Dissertation. Performance of banks after mergers and acquisitions during global financial crisis

WORDS:
17750
DATE:
2013
PRICE:
179.99 GBP

The dissertation examines the motives for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the banking industry during the global financial crisis, and the factors responsible for their M&A success. Literature is reviewed on M&A theories focusing on the causes and effects of banks’ M&A. The methodology of the dissertation is based on secondary research and primary research via interviews with UK bank managers. A ratio analysis is conducted of the financial performance of banks involved in M&A, covering pre-crisis and post-crisis periods from 2003 to 2011. Conclusions are made on the basis of the analysis demonstrating that the performance of the banks after M&A during the crisis considerably differs from their performance before the financial recession, and highlighting success factors of M&A.

 

KEYWORDS: Dissertation, banks, mergers and acquisitions, M&A, financial crisis, motives, success,

 

C/F/1574. X-efficiency versus scale and scope economies in banking

WORDS:
1050
DATE:
2012
PRICE:
19.99 GBP

The paper looks at banking efficiency comparing X-efficiency with scale economies and scope economies, addressing the issues of the production process and cost efficiency, and arguing whether cost efficiency can still be considered a major strategic objective of banks.

 

KEYWORDS: X-efficiency, scale, scope, economies, banking, cost efficiency,

 

C/F/1543. Dissertation. Customer relationship management as marketing tool in banking industry

WORDS:
11450
DATE:
2012
PRICE:
119.99 GBP

The dissertation examines the role of customer relationship management in the performance of the UK banking sector. Literature is reviewed on the theory of CRM and its applications in financial services. A case study is conducted of CRM used by the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). The methodology of the research is based on the analysis of secondary sources and primary sources obtained from a questionnaire aimed to identify the effectiveness of CRM methods used by high street banks and other local banks. Conclusions are made about the importance of customer focus in the banking industry and the impact of CRM methods on banks' performance.

 

KEYWORDS: Dissertation, customer relationship management, CRM, marketing tool, banking industry, Royal Bank of Scotland, RBS,

 

C/F/1534. Proposal. Benefits of options in hedging banking risks

WORDS:
2750
DATE:
2012
PRICE:
29.99 GBP

The paper proposes research into the benefits of using options as a risk management tool in the banking industry. An overview of option-based risk management is presented, the aims and objectives of the research are detailed, literature is reviewed on the development of modern financial risk management, the features of the options market and the use of options in risk management. The methodology of the research is described, the structure of the dissertation is outlined.

 

KEYWORDS: Proposal, options, hedging, banking risks,

 

C/F/1531. Crisis impacts on financial sector: case study of Mauritian banking sector

WORDS:
6550
DATE:
2012
PRICE:
69.99 GBP

The paper looks at the challenges faced by the global financial system due to the economic and political instability. An overview of the global financial crisis is presented tracing its development and focusing on the Mauritian banking system. The banking environment in Mauritius is analysed. Recommendations are suggested about the need of reform and restructuring of the financial sector through consolidation programmes, improved financial regulation, etc.

 

KEYWORDS: Crisis, financial sector, Mauritian banking,

 

C/F/1522. Bank resolution strategies of UK and US governments

WORDS:
700
DATE:
2012
PRICE:
9.99 GBP

The paper examines the measures taken by the UK and the US governments in resolving the issues of the banks that were in trouble during the recession, and exploring crisis management strategies used in the private and public sectors. The features of banks' restructuring programmes are considered discussing associated risks.

 

KEYWORDS: Bank resolution, UK and US, governments,

 

C/F/1517. Causes of Northern Rock's fall

WORDS:
3200
DATE:
2012
PRICE:
39.99 GBP

The paper examines the factors that led to the fall of Northern Rock reviewing the company's business model and analysing the bank's rate of expansion, the failure of the Financial Service Authority (FSA), and the lack of agreement of the Tripartite.

 

KEYWORDS: Northern Rock, fall,

 

C/F/1505. Dissertation. Credit Risk Management in UK Banks

WORDS:
18200
DATE:
2012
PRICE:
189.99 GBP

The dissertation investigates the methods of credit risk management used by UK banks, i.e. HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Barclays and Lloyds TBC. Literature is reviewed on the concepts of credit, risk and risk management. The forms of risk and the process of risk management are detailed, credit risk exposure in banks is addressed, the components of the risk management strategy are defined, the challenges of credit risk management are outlined. The methods of the research are based on the analysis of secondary data and primary data obtained from interviews with the banks' staff. Statistical analysis is conducted of the banks' financial performance over 2006-2010. Conclusions are made about the adequacy of the techniques used by the studied banks for the mitigation of their credit risks.

 

KEYWORDS: Dissertation, Credit Risk Management, UK Banks, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, RBS, Barclays, Lloyds TBC,

 

C/F/1491. Dissertation. Risk management in Chinese banking sector during financial crisis

WORDS:
9200
DATE:
2012
PRICE:
99.99 GBP

The dissertation examines approaches to risk management used by Chinese banks and financial institutions. Literature is reviewed on the historical and legal background of the Chinese financial system highlighting the problems of risk management during the global economic recession and the financial crisis of 2008, outlining risk management challenges faced by the Chinese commercial banking, etc. The methodology of the research is based on the analysis of secondary data. Recommendations are suggested to Chinese banks about further development of risk management and protection against financial crises.

 

KEYWORDS: Dissertation, risk management, Chinese banking, financial crisis,