Gartner Research

Managing Risk Requires an Integrated Approach to Collateral

Published: 02 November 2009

ID: G00171669

Analyst(s): Douglas McKibben


The use of collateral to mitigate credit risk has increased with the expansion of global financial activity. To obtain a reduction in counterparty risk, centralized, integrated collateral processes and more-timely management of exposures are required beyond typical overnight assessment and pricing.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • Managing Collateral
    • Collateral Management Has Become an Essential Part of Enterprise Risk Management and Corporate Governance
    • Challenges
    • Regulatory Impact
  • Using Technology to Manage Collateral
    • Typical Functional Requirements for Collateral Management Software Systems
    • Collateral Management Software Vendors
    • Tri-party Collateral Management Services
  • Recommendations

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