Op risk loss databases to include credit risk

john-winter-2009

LONDON – Operational risk events are often hidden within credit risk, but this is starting to change in response to changing financial regulations and evolving approaches to enterprise-wide risk management (ERM).

The Basel II rules ensure that if the ultimate result of a loss is from a credit loss even though it might have initially been caused by several operational risks, it is logged as a credit loss to avoid double counting. However, for some firms it is often more convenient to record a los

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