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Basel III, Risk Assessment and Stress Testing

The purpose, principles, evolution and application of the Basel Capital Adequacy regulations

This course is designed as an intermediate level in depth look at the key provisions of the Basel III regulatory framework, the ongoing risk assessment practice within banks, and the vital role of stress testing.

Upon completion, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of internal risk assessment as required under Basel III and especially with reference to the ICAAP process.

There will be an in depth analysis of why stress testing is vitally important to financial institutions, how to conduct stress testing, and why financial regulators are so preoccupied with stress testing in the post 2008 financial environment.

In particular there will be an analytical examination of the kinds of scenarios that can lead to extraordinary credit losses, operational losses, and liquidity stress and can even threaten the survival of financial institutions.

Key Highlights

  • Regulation compliance
  • Scenario generation
  • Stress testing
  • Best practice implementation of stress modelling
  • Thought leadership

Training Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the key elements within Basel III regulatory framework
  • Understand the key metrics and procedures for assessing credit risk, market risk and operational risk
  • Understand the vital importance of stress testing as the cornerstone of risk management
  • Apply analytical skills for the identification of concentration of credit risk, concentration of funding risk, and systemic liquidity risk
  • Develop and formulate procedures and policies with respect to the best practice implementation of stress modelling and associated risk management protocols

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for all those working in the banking industry, including

  • auditors, and treasury
  • wealth managers,
  • and product control professionals.

Compressed Program Outline ( Please Contact us for a Detailed Program Outline

Understanding The Role Of Regulatory Bank Capital
Requirements for Qualifying Capital under Basel III
Basel Treatment of Market Risk
Operational Risk under Basel
Alternatives to using external credit ratings
Credit Concentration Risk and Large Exposures
Modelling and Stress Testing
Drivers of Counter-party Risk (CCR)
Credit Value adjustment (CVA) and collateral
Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR)
Impact of Basel III on the Business Model of Banking
Implementation and Reporting Systems for Basel Compliance

Also available for 2 to 3 day durations as well as 10 to 30-day training durations In-House and Live online

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