ML model outputs open to “potential bias sitting in your datasets”, says RBS model risk head
EU banks favour standardised approach, North American and Australian lenders the AMA
Mega-fraud at China’s Anbang pushes up total losses year on year; SocGen suffers double blow
Top five losses, plus review of Barclays whistleblower fine. Data by ORX News
Researchers suggest combining firm’s size with loss history to best predict losses under CCAR
Martin Kimmig on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s challenge of overcoming patchy credit data
Total RWAs amounted to £2.9 trillion at end-September
Largest five op risk losses in 2018 cost equivalent of 2.1% of EU bank's average CET1
In this paper, the authors provide a comprehensive review of the different approaches developed to model operational risk, specifically focusing on the actuarial approach.
Global perspectives on operational risk management and practice: a survey by the Institute of Operational Risk (IOR) and the Center for Financial Professionals (CeFPro)
This paper presents survey results which represent comprehensive perspectives on operational risk practice, obtained from practitioners in a wide range of countries and sectors.
Citi, JP Morgan settle Sibor rigging claims; Europe matches US on AML fines. Data by ORX News
Year to year, op RWAs have swelled $24 billion
New working group will focus on business continuity in the age of cyber threats
Six of seven stress-tested banks report 50% fall in legal and regulatory reserves
Industry moves to revise out-of-date categories that feature risks such as cheque fraud
Cyber incidents represented 18% of incidents reported to the FCA in year to October
Risk Awards 2019: Goldman’s long-serving CRO helped bank survive the crisis, and then adapt to new world
Financial firms are increasingly adopting the three lines of defence framework to manage risk. But how has the model evolved to date and what does the future look like for this key risk management tool?
This paper evaluates the operational risk capital requirements of large US banks to determine whether they are forward looking, sensitive to banks’ current exposures and designed to allow for risk mitigation.
There is no concord on how banks should police their model risk. But two Fed economists have an idea
Banco Santander posted the largest decline – at 7% – with op RWAs falling to $70 billion
The two firms reduce op RWAs by combined $15 billion in third quarter
UK regulators’ letter to firms could be followed by Pillar 2 charge to speed transition to Sonia