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Saturday, December 8, 2018

One of my pet topics in Risk Management is Operational Risk in a Banking Context !!!

Patrick McConnell "Guan, very good point. Basel is lost on Operational Risk - new SMA is a disgrace"

Patrick is so spot on, SMA is a disgrace for at least three reasons. Firstly and foremost it is a proxy measure of...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Over the last few years, there has been a convergence of factors that have driven traditional banking businesses into new frontiers. On the one hand, there has been an increase in the cost delivery due to the tightening of the regulatory~compliance grip, while on the other; the market has become mas...

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Working with various law enforcement agencies across South East Asia, Causal Capital launched an exciting new masterclass that helps fraud officers, AML teams and police departments really get a grip on the types of risks and crimes that have been emerging across various Trade Finance channels.


Wednesday, January 10, 2018

I am not sure these guys should be smiling when credit model simplification potentially stands to mute or mask reality. To use their language, The Bank for International Settlements wants to create a standardised version of the risk being taken by banks and undoing risk reporting sophistication is s...

Friday, January 6, 2017

The Bank for International Settlements released a statement this week to announce its reform deadline has slipped. Originally the global banking regulator was targeting the close of 2016 for sign off of its new Basel III requirements, but in reality, even the end of Q1 2017 would be an optimistic ta...

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Last week Causal Capital delivered a speech at the Liquidity Risk Management Symposium in Singapore and the entire presentation page can be found here [LINK].

The focus of our work was on the Liquidity Coverage Ratios LCR banks are now required to measure and while we explained how banks across the p...

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Ahraf Khan has released an IMF risk management working paper on "The Role of Nonfinancial Risk Management" in central banking with major references to the ISO 31000 risk management framework.

"ISO 31000 is the general standard for risk management implementation in corporate institutions. Published in...

Monday, March 14, 2016

About a year or so ago, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) revised its pillar 3 disclosure requirements for banks. This amendment felt as if it was a response to so many institutions disclosing disparate tripe much of the time. Today, BIS have released a new consultative document that sets...

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Last year we heard from Lord King on the state of the banking system, an interesting quick bite in the Telegraph that has Mervyn King describing the banks being in a place of "not fully recovered from the Global Financial Crisis".

Yesterday, Mervyn King was back at it introducing his new book "T...

Thursday, February 25, 2016

In the theme of Party like it's 1999, we should be partying likes it's 2016. That's what comes to mind when I read through the "A lens for viewing the global economy" presentation that has just been published by the Bank for International Settlements.

We all know from looking at the markets, it's far...

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