How op risk mitigants affect regulatory capital


As with any other risk types, levels of operational risk can be reduced through the use of mitigants. For a bank developing its op risk framework under the new Basel capital Accord’s advanced measurement approach (AMA), there are four main mitigants to consider: insurance, business continuity management, controls and staff training. AMA grants different capital recognition depending on the type of mitigant, but indirectly all of them will affect the amount of regulatory capital held against op

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Investment banks: the future of risk control

This survey report explores the current state of risk controls in investment banks, the challenges of effective engagement across the three lines of defence, and the opportunity to develop a more dynamic approach to first-line risk control

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