Olympia Nolan's Blog (11)

FRTB Implementation: Key concerns, opportunities and constraints



Arguably the fundamental review of the trading book is one of the largest regulatory overhauls impacting market risk in the last decade. FRTB is set to revise the trading book and banking book boundary whilst creating more detailed and consistent standards across the industry. For many financial institutions FRTB has been and continues to be a major focal point. A project of this scale and scope requires careful attention and consideration, however as we inch ever closer to full…

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Added by Olympia Nolan on September 21, 2017 at 4:07pm — No Comments

The differences between IFRS 9 and CECL to leverage infrastructure

The Center for Financial Professionals interviewed Jimmy Yang, MD, Credit and Operational Risk Analysis at BMO Financial Group to address the best ways financial institutions can leverage IFRS 9 methds when working towards CECL implementation.

Jimmy, can you tell us about yourself and your professional experiences?



I have been in the banking quantitative risk management business for close to 20 years now. I…

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Added by Olympia Nolan on July 6, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Enterprise Risk Management: Incorporating into strategy

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is an approach prescribed to manage and balance organization's risk with their objectives. It looks to provide a strategic overview of an institution and their risks. Since the global financial crisis, institutions were criticized for their apparent siloed approach to risk management, failures to bring each…

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Added by Olympia Nolan on June 26, 2017 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Free webinar: A practitioners perspective on CECL

We invite you to hear from leading experts as they address CECL challenges faced by financial institutions.

With CECL posing a significant challenge for the banking industry, advance your preparation by joining two seasoned industry practitioners on our latest webinar on CECL implementation. Our webinar will address a beginning-to-end overview of CECL implementation, starting with a review of the standard, contrasting…

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Added by Olympia Nolan on June 22, 2017 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Reviewing the upcoming regulatory landscape and environment as a result of Brexit and Basel IV

Many a blog or article piece on banking risk and regulation have started with the words ‘since the 2007/2008 financial crisis…’. This is as a result of the fundamental regulatory changes that have occurred since. The industry has seen a tsunami of regulations that have swept through the industry and stretched banks resources, increased their overall capital requirements and profoundly effected how banks operate. Add on top of this the UK’s decision on 23 June, 2016 to vote to leave the EU…

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Added by Olympia Nolan on February 15, 2017 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Reviewing the upcoming regulatory landscape and environment as a result of Brexit and Basel IV

Many a blog or article piece on banking risk and regulation have started with the words ‘since the 2007/2008 financial crisis…’. This is as a result of the fundamental regulatory changes that have occurred since. The industry has seen a tsunami of regulations that have swept through the industry and stretched banks resources, increased their overall capital…

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Added by Olympia Nolan on February 8, 2017 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Quality MI is integral to good quality Non Financial Risk Management

Author: Richard Pike, Non Executive Director, Permanent TSB

“Without data you’re just another person with an opinion” W Edwards Deming, Data Scientist

 

“Reports should be easy to understand yet comprehensive enough to facilitate informed decision-making. Reports should include meaningful information tailored to the needs of the…

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Added by Olympia Nolan on November 8, 2016 at 12:31pm — No Comments

CROs in Banking Risk and Regulation Address Upcoming Challenges Facing EMEA Risk Departments

The Risk EMEA 2016 Summit, EMEA’s premier banking risk and regulation gathering, returns to London for it’s fifth year after extensive research, conducted by the Center for Financial Professionals and 200 senior tier 1 banking risk professionals, finely illustrated the key regulatory challenges facing EMEA risk professionals over the coming year.

 

This year, the Risk EMEA Summit will be the gathering for banking risk and…

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Added by Olympia Nolan on May 4, 2016 at 3:02pm — No Comments

CROs in Financial Risk Management Join Leading Risk Americas Convention in NYC

The Risk Americas series returns to NYC next month for the 5th Annual Risk and Regulation…

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Added by Olympia Nolan on April 13, 2016 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Senior Market Risk Professionals Set to Discuss FRTB Finalisation Paper

Senior Market Risk Professionals Set to Discuss FRTB Finalisation Paper

 

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) recently released the long awaited revised new market risk framework, the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book ('FRTB'). The final text has prompted much discussion on Basel capital adequacy requirements with fundamental changes to and concerns over the internal models-approach, standardised approach, VaR to ES,…

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Added by Olympia Nolan on March 20, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Reviewing the Finalisation Paper for the Revised Capital Standard for Market Risk

Ahead of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book Summit taking place April 19-20, the Center for Financial Professionals have reviewed the Finalisation paper for the revised capital standard for market risk. Presenters and panelists will be presenting their findings of the paper and amending sessions in line with the changes.

With the Basel III capital framework for trading activities weaknesses being highlighted, resulting…

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Added by Olympia Nolan on March 11, 2016 at 6:38pm — No Comments

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