Future risks for 2013 – What does the risk landscape look like?
We demonstrate the operational risk associated with type II errors in typical lending decisions made by banks. Type II errors occur when loan officers misidentify healthy borrowing firms that are not destined...
The definition of operational risk given by Basel II is problematic when applied to institutions, since the risk only represents a potential loss. Staff and systems are considered to be the causes of losses,...
This white paper looks at the heavy impact of regulation on investment managers, the mitigation of outsourcing risk, inefficiencies in corporate actions processing and the growing importance of collateral management.
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This paper illustrates how fuzzy logic can be helpful for constructing event-type variables in operational risk management. Even when the available databases cannot be considered "native" fuzzy, we show...
In this paper we discuss operational risk modeling and consider a general Bayesian context incorporating information on market risk profile, expert opinion and operational losses, taking into account the...
Top 10 op risks: Failure to enforce internal controls
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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.