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Basel III Credit, Operations and Market Risk


This program details the Basel III regulations and requirements. It interprets how it could affect the bank’s operating and financial performance. The program is aimed at middle to senior management bank professionals, who are familiar with the Basel II guidelines, and basic accounting terminology. The workshop is proposed to be conducted over a four day time period and delivered through interactive sessions, case studies and exercises.


Content Highlights

• Banking Regulation and Evolution of Basel III
• Strengthening the global capital framework and enhancing risk coverage
• Capital Structure of Banks and main Building Blocks of Basel III
• Raising the quality, consistency and transparency of the capital base
• Supplementing the risk-based capital requirement with a leverage ratio
• Reducing pro-cyclicality and promoting countercyclical buffers
• Cyclicality of the minimum requirement, provisioning and capital conservation
• Capital requirements relating to Minority Interests, subsidiaries and parent
• Addressing systemic risk and interconnectedness
• Risk Management in Banks in terms of Credit, Market, Liquidity and Operational Risks
• Disclosure requirements
• Collateralised counterparties and margin period of risk
• Rationale and objective of Leverage ratio
• Enhanced Governance Standards and principles


Upon the completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

• Have detailed knowledge on Basel III regulations, the implementation procedures and timelines.
• Distinguish between capital requirements for various risks such as Credit, Market, Liquidity and Operational that affects banks and its performance.
• Define the Countercyclical Capital Measures and Mechanisms proposed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision in managing these risks.
• Analyze the shortcomings in Basel II and define how Basel III attempts to address these issues.
• Discuss the Global Liquidity Standards proposed in the new structure.
• Analyze the impact of Basel III on the consolidation of subsidiaries, affiliates and overseas branches.
• Evaluate how economic cycles affect capital and list the Basel III guidelines
• Appreciate the enhanced Governance standards

Course Facts

4 days; 24 hours



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