Credit risk management only begins with the approval of a loan. The ongoing processes of managing collateral, loan covenants, and monitoring the borrower’s financial condition are key to ensuring that the bank is in the best position to minimize its loss, should the borrower encounter issues.
Free webinar: Fundamentally challenging – how banks are getting to grips with the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book.
With regulators rushing to complete their overhaul of trading book rules by year-end – and a recently launched impact study the last chance to assess and amend the framework – the industry is taking a closer look at the current proposals. Many banks are worried by what they see.
This white paper explores the challenges that Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB encountered with risk management, and how Axioma’s Risk System helped in solving these issues.
The recent global financial crisis has effectively forced firms to assess internal governance procedures and adopt a wider approach to risk management. However, the backward looking nature of traditional GRC means that it is solely concerned with preventing repetition of previous failings.
The global financial crisis and the aftermath that continues to unfold have created a justifiable obsession with stress among bankers and supervisors. The sharper focus has made stress testing a key component of the evolving global regulatory framework covering risk control and capital discipline.
Wholesale de-risking by financial institutions may seem like a viable compliance strategy when dealing with certain customers, but in the long-term may cause more harm than good.
This whitepaper is designed to clarify the due diligence obligations of financial institutions and other entities, challenging assumptions about Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and how they should be treated.
In this paper, we explore the history of the latest Greek crisis, review approaches taken by market practitioners to stress testing, and outline potential scenarios that portfolio managers may wish to examine.
Since the beginning of the year, financial institutions, as a sector, have shifted focus to the different requirements for IFRS 9. In Asia-Pacific (APAC), however, unlike Europe’s well synchronized journey to IFRS 9 compliance, Asian countries are taking many different roads to compliance.
The capacity to forecast volatility – a key input for trading algorithms and risk methodologies – is enormously valuable for traders. November sees Deutsche Börse launch a new analytic that forecasts the direction and magnitude of volatility.