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Stress Testing and Recovery and Resolution Planning

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Course Overview

Following the issuance of the European Banking Authoritys Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) in January 2015, Recovery and Resolution Planning (RRP) have become a crucial aspect of International banking groups planning and risk management practices. A Recovery Plan identifies credible options to survive a range of severe but prausible stressed scenarios and future difficulties without taking into consideration the possibility of any exceptional financial support from the Central Bank or the NAtional Deposit Guarantee Institution.

Key Takeaways

Apply stress testing and scenario analysis as practical tools
Examine the RRP supervisory landscape, including recent developments and top priorities
Establish best practices for core elements of an RRP
Integrate RRP into business operations and early decision-making stages
Evaluate why the bail-in tool is considered the most innovative available

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Course Outline

Part 1
Strategic Approaches to Risk in Banking

•Introduction to ICAAP
•Introduction to Risk Portfolio Modeling
•Stress Testing
1. Scenario analysis
2. Sensitivity analysis
3. Analysis of stress testing results
4. Stress test Excel modeling
•Risk Appetite and Risk Tolerance for Bank Risk Budgeting
1. Determining the main objectives of risk budgeting
2. Factors of risk appetite
3. Factors of risk tolerance
4.. Rational decision taking

Part 2
Stress Testing and Recovery Planning in Banking

•Bank Business Model under stress
•Business Lines and critical Functions
•Recovery Plan Governance - The Role of the Board of Directors and Board Committees
•Recovery Plan Indicators (Core and Supplementary Indicators)
•Levels of Early Warning Indicators and Triggers
•Stress Testing Scenarios and related Assumptions
•Idiosyncratic Stress
•Systemic Stress
•Hybrid Stress
•Information requirements

Part 3
Recovery Planning in Banking

•Recovery Options
•Execution Timeframes
•Impact Assessment on Financial Indicators
•Feasibility of Recovery Options
•Risks and Impediments of Recovery Options
•Regulatory and third-party approvals
•Communication with host authorities and other parties
•Recovery Plan Assessment

Part 4
Implementing Robust Resolution Plans

•Developing Resolution Strategies and Operational Resolution Plans
•Identification of Critical Functions and Critical Shared Services
•Processes for deciding on the preferred resolution strategy
•Operational resolution plans
•Resolution powers to support the implementation of the strategies
•Conditions for activation of resolution plans
•Firm-specific cross-border cooperation agreements

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for

Recovery and Resolution teams in Banks

Financial Controllers, Financial Managers, and senior staff in Banks

Treasurers, Capital Markets Managers, and senior staff in Banks

Compliance Managers in Banks and their main assistants

Risk Managers 

Internal Auditors

Capital Management and stress-testing teams

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