Course title

What banks and financial organizations need after the Basel III Accord


This course has been designed to provide with the knowledge and skills needed to understand:

1. What banks and financial organizations need after the Basel III Accord (like Basel III hardware, software, models, risk management systems, stress testing systems and models, liquidity risk management systems, liquidity risk stress testing models, data management).

2. The new opportunities for vendors, suppliers, service providers and consultants.

Target Audience

This course is intended for vendors, service providers and consultants that want to understand the new challenges and business opportunities after the Basel III accord.

Course Synopsis


Overview of the Basel III Accord.

Introduction to the Basel III Amendments.

The important changes after the Basel iii Accord, and what banks need.

A. The new Basel III Principles for risk management and corporate governance. What Senior Management and the Board of Directors need.

B. The new Global Liquidity Standards and ratios. The need for systems, models and consultants. The new data management needs.

C. The Capital Conservation Buffer, the Leverage Ratio, the Countercyclical Capital Buffer. The need for systems, models and consultants.

D. Additional needs for the Systemically Important Financial Institutions (SIFIs).

E. The new financial Stress Testing. The need for systems, models and consultants.

The Basel iii Accord for banks and the Solvency ii Directive for insurance firms. A comparative analysis. The needs of banks and insurance firms that are members of a group.

Asset management, investment banking, retail banking: The different impact on business from the interaction of Solvency II, Basel III, the Financial Conglomerates Directive (and its amendments), the decisions for Systemically Important Financial Institutions (SIFIs) and Global Systemically Important Financial Institutions (G-SIFIs).

Closing remarks.

We can tailor the course to meet specific requirements.

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