Banks divided on op risk approaches

EU banks favour standardised approach, North American and Australian lenders the AMA

US and Australian banks favour the advanced measurement approach for calculating operational risk capital requirements more than their European and Japanese peers, a Risk Quantum analysis shows.

A survey of 47 of the 50 banks in the Risk Quantum sample showed that 20 had 100% of their op risk capital generated under the AMA as of end-June 2018, of which nine were American, four Australian, two Swiss and one Canadian. Only four European banks calculated their op risk capital exclusively using

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