American Bankers Association (ABA)

Consortiums look beyond historical loss data

The financial crisis has shown historical loss data is not enough to help model and predict future op risk events, so some loss data consortiums are looking to include features such as scenario analysis results in their databases

The weight of blame

The public's perception of banks has hit rock bottom, and politicians have pounced on the opportunity provided by the crisis to increase their own popularity. So banks face not only loss of business but also increased regulation.

Be prepared

Nobody likes change. And it is difficult at the moment to predict where the US is heading next on the regulatory front. But having an enterprise risk management system in place will help banks face the coming market and regulatory challenges. Victoria…