Defining reputational risk still a challenge for risk managers, panel says
Some banks calculating measures that are 3% of the median in Basel Committee study, while others are more than 2,500%
Regulators are bracing for fresh criticism of bank capital modelling, say industry sources
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Less modelling freedom makes sense, says loan data expert – and the alternatives would be far worse
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This whitepaper reviews the fundamental changes of Liquidity Risk Management under Basel III. It discusses how institutions can meet the regulatory requirements on liquidity risk management by enhancing their liquidity risk analytics, funds transfer pricing methodologies, liquidity stress testing frameworks, and enterprise risk management platforms.