The course will provide a high-level focus on the transitions that financial institutions need to undertake when moving from BASEL II to BASEL III and the key issues and preparations that the Board and Senior Management have to consider.
In addition to the above, the course will also show how Basel III and strategy are inter-related and why Basel III is not simply a compliance cost.
At the end of the programme, participants are expected to learn about the BASELIII framework and its implications for banks, their shareholders and customers.
Who Is This Programme For?
The course is aimed board level and C-Suite managers within banks and financial conglomerates
Face-to-face learning mode
Basel III definition, description and objectives: what is Basel III? What does it do? And how does it do it?
Basel III; the basics: The key ratios (capital, leverage and liquidity), the 3 pillars.
Basel III; the stakeholders: The shareholders, the Board, the Senior Management, the customers and other stakeholders, the external auditors, the regulators and the public purse.
Basel III; the costs and benefits: What are the systems and compliance costs? What are the benefits (external and internal) of Basel III? What are the costs of ignoring Basel III? Can we delay Basel III? Can we just ‘cherry-pick’ the ‘nice bits of Basel III?
In addressing the above topics for the Board and Senior Management, the following components of Basel III will be covered in order that a high-level picture of the Basel Framework is given.
- The definition of regulatory capital,
- The risk-based capital requirements (minimum ratios and buffers),
- The calculation of Risk Weighted Assets for: credit risk, market risk and operational risk
- The calculation of the Leverage Ratio
- The calculation of the Liquidity Coverage Ratio
- The calculation of the Net Stable Funding Ratio
- The Large Exposures requirements of Basel III
- The Supervisory Review Process (Pillar 2)
- The Disclosure Requirements (Pillar 3)
|24 October 2023||
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM