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Guido Ravoet, secretary general of the European Banking Federation, talks to Victoria Pennington about changes in regulatory framework, the substantial amount of work facing compliance and risk executives, and why he thinks the EU financial regulatory...
Taking the advanced approach is best for large retail mortgage lenders.
Basel II notice of rulemaking (NPR) responses vary widely on the best approach.
FSA approves Alliance & Leicester's Basel II regime
Independent Community Bankers of America commends the banking agencies' proposal to retain the Tier I leverage ratio and the transitional safeguards as part of the implementation of Basel II capital rules
Although often the core of Basel II models, loss event data is usually less robust than op risk executives would like. Peter Madigan explores the challenges around collection, clearing and enrichment
Ben Bernanke tells Senator Shelby Basel II NPR deadline will be met
Lebanon & Gulf Bank selects Misys Almonde to comply with Basel II regulatory requirements and fulfil its Asset Liability Management requirements.
A survey conducted by Oracle India, i-flex solutions and the Indian Banks Association (IBA) has revealed that a majority of Indian banks plan to build comprehensive risk management systems while progressing with their Basel II compliance initiatives.
The South Korean Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) will begin screening banks’ Basel II programmes from June.
Glenn Christensen of Synovus Financial Corp. introduces an enterprise risk management strategy known as the Bifurcated ERM Methodology
Risk control self-assessments have become a Tower of Babel for the op risk discipline, with a variety of different approaches being taken. Ellen Davis reports
The new report from the US's Government Accountability Office has much common sense in it.
Comparing the views of two US banking supervisors shows just how close the US is to reaching an impasse over Basel II.
Russia is moving ahead with Basel II implementation, with a new industry working group and new regulatory rules. Ellen Davis reports
US agencies issue more guidance on Basel II
GAO urges regulatory to press ahead with the implementation of Basel II
US banks want a third way for Basel II implementation
The Central Bank of Bahrain is out has with a consultation on its proposals concerning the implementation of Basel II.
With the deadline having passed for submitting Basel II risk model applications to national regulators, Europe's financial institutions should be well on their way to compliance. But the reality is that many are still struggling to implement the new framework.
Integrating coherences between defaults and loss given default (LGD) is postulated by Basel II. If there is a positive correlation between the two, separate models for each lead to biased estimates for the LGD parameters, and the economic loss is overestimated....
Implementation of the core principles of op risk still has a long way to go in the Asia-Pacific region. Ellen Davis reports