Counterparty risk and SA-CCR

  • Quant and model risk, Treasury and capital markets risk
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Key reasons to attend

  • Examine best practices for measuring and managing counterparty risk 
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of capital requirements regulations 
  • Identify and mitigate wrong-way risk (WWR) 

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About the course

Leading industry experts will explain how they navigate counterparty risk frameworks and practices in times of volatility. Participants will enhance their understanding of how to manage counterparty risk as well as learn about the latest developments to the SA-CCR by evaluating the effect of risk-weighted assets. 

This learning opportunity will explore the mitigation of counterparty credit risk exposure, providing useful tools for the integration of ESG factors into counterparty risk frameworks. Participants will explore practical examples of the impact of counterparty risk and SA-CCR, its implementation timeline and current regulatory landscape. Interactive sessions connect the expert tutor and the participants through active discussion, Q&As and polls.

Pricing options:

  • Early-bird rate: save up to $800 per person by booking in advance (refer to the booking section for the deadline)
  • 3-for-2 rate: save over $2,000 by booking a group of three attendees (applicable to this course)
  • Subscriber reward: save 30% off the standard rate if you are a subscriber (use code SUB30)
  • Season tickets: save over $1,000 per person by booking 10 or more tickets (available on selection of courses)

*The 30% subscriber reward discount is applicable only to current subscribers. If this criteria is not met, we reserve the right to cancel the booking and issue an invoice for the correct rate. Discounts cannot be applied to already registered participants.

Learning objectives

  • Assess how the standardised approach for counterparty credit risk (SA-CCR) impacts risk-weighted assets 
  • Learn to calculate counterparty credit risk exposure using the SA-CCR framework 
  • Compare the internal models method to the standardised approach 
  • Use stress-testing results to identify vulnerable counterparties  
  • Contrast central clearing and bilateral margin requirements 
  • Understand how WWR affects margin requirements and credit valuation adjustments (CVAs) 

Who should attend

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to:

  • Counterparty risk
  • Clearing  
  • Credit risk  
  • Risk management  
  • Model risk  
  • Treasury 
  • Regulatory compliance 
  • Market risk 
  • Collateral management 
  • Derivatives trading 
  • Investment banking 
  • Quantitative analysis 
  • Internal audit 
  • Finance and accounting 
  • Fixed income  


June 25–27, 2024

Live online. Timezones: Emea/Apac


  • Overview of counterparty risk
  • Integrating counterparty credit risk into risk management frameworks
  • Overview of the standardised approach for counterparty credit risk (SA-CCR)
  • Deep dive into the SA-CCR framework
  • Initial margin (IM)
  • Wrong-way risk (WWR)

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Michael Gutsche

Management consulting

sfth GmbH

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Michael has over 20 years of professional experience. He currently advises customers as a project manager and subject matter expert on risk management, regulatory reporting and the implementation of new requirements in bank IT systems. 

Irina Ursachi Risk Learning Faculty



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Irina has extensive hands-on experience leading projects in all areas of risk management, including derivatives pricing, XVA (CVA-, DVA-, FVA-, KVA- and MVA- implementation), interest rate models, model validation, regulatory requirements (FRTB, CRR, CRD IV, Basel III, CRR II, CRD V, Basel IV), front office projects, trading systems (Murex, Summit, Kondor+), project management, test management and regulatory audit. She is a frequent speaker on Risk Learning courses on regulatory requirements. 

Dr Horst Kausch

Partner and head of research

Basinghall Analytics

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Horst specialises in risk modelling at financial institutions as well as model risk, with expertise across the full lifecycle and risk architecture. He is an experienced risk professional with a strong focus on model risk across the full spectrum of risk models for regulatory capital and impairments. He is able to communicate complex technical issues in an effective manner to prudential regulators and senior decision makers. He has a proven record of translating strategy into practical solutions delivered with highly engaged distributed teams. He is a frequent speaker for Risk Learning on diverse topics such as integrating ESG into model risk management, model risk management, and counterparty risk and SA-CCR.


Claudio Albanese


Global Valuation

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With over 25 years of experience in quantitative finance, Claudio is the founder and CEO of Global Valuation Ltd, a leading consultancy firm that provides valuation, risk management, and advisory services to financial institutions, corporates, and regulators. He is also a former professor of mathematical finance at Imperial College London and associate professor of mathematics at University of Toronto, where he taught and researched various topics in computational finance, derivatives, and stochastic processes. He has multiple publications in prestigious journals and conferences, and he has developed and implemented innovative models and methods for pricing, hedging, and optimising complex financial instruments and portfolios. 

Jon Gregory Risk Learning Faculty
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Dr Jon Gregory is an independent expert specialising in counterparty risk and XVA related projects. He has worked on many aspects of credit risk in his career, being previously with Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas and Citigroup. He is a senior advisor for Solum Financial Derivatives Advisory and a faculty member for the Certificate of Quantitative Finance (CQF).

In addition to publishing papers on the pricing of credit risk and related topics, Jon is author of the book Counterparty Credit Risk The New Challenge for the Global Financial Markets published by Wiley Finance in December 2009 (now in its third edition) and Central Counterparties: Mandatory Central Clearing and Bilateral Margin Requirements for OTC Derivatives.

Jon has a PhD from Cambridge University.


This course is CPD (Continued Professional Development) accredited. One credit is awarded for every hour of learning at the event.

Pre-reading materials

The resources below have been selected to enhance your learning experience:

  • ECB zeroes in on wrong-way risk as a key lesson of Archegos - Read article
  • Looking beyond SA-CCR - Read article
  • SA-CCR’s sacrifice: who stands to lose from new capital rules - Read article subscription will provide you access to these articles. Alternatively, register for free to read two news articles a month.


June 25–27, 2024

Online, Emea/Apac



October 1–3, 2024

Online, Emea/Americas



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