How should banks model potential extreme shocks to the financial system? Banks need to calculate all risk factors, however, while some future risks can be modeled with relevant price and transaction data, others can’t. In the case of non-modellable risks, institutions must calculate prudent measures that take into account a potential scenario of extreme future […]
What do the coronavirus pandemic and climate breakdown have in common? They both present a huge threat to global financial stability, stemming from massive global negative externalities rooted in ecological change. They both entail dramatic economic, financial and social damage. And, despite continued warning of their certainty from scientists, we have failed to systematically consider […]
This week the European Banking Authority (EBA) published its final draft Implementing Technical Standards (ITS) on reporting requirements for market risk. They are expected to take effect in September 2021 as part of v.3.1 of the EBA reporting framework. The requirements include a thresholds template, providing insights into the size of institutions’ trading books and the […]
Not sure how to account for Expected Credit Losses (ECL) in the current uncertain climate? IFRS Foundation have issued guidance in order to support a consistent application of IFRS 9, Financial Instruments. IFRS 9 sets out a framework for determining when a significant increase in credit risk on a financial instrument requires an Expected Credit […]
This week the European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a public consultation on specific supervisory reporting requirements for market risk. These reporting requirements form the first part of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) introduced by the revised Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR2) in the prudential framework of the EU. This consultation paper includes proposals […]
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