The Basel Consolidated Framework

Agenda Program Online Video
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Prague, NH Hotel Prague
Both in-class and online training available
Price for online training
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How you will benefit:

An understanding of the Basel framework and standards
Gain familiarity with the BIS web site in this area
Gain a deeper understanding on the topics: Counterparty credit risk and calculating RWAs
Understand links between liquidity risk management and other regulatory initiatives such as IIRBB and FRTB
Gain experience with margin requirements for non-centrally cleared trades
The BCBS (Basel Committee of Banking Supervisors) establishes and promotes global standards for the regulation and supervision of banks. Since 1974 the BCBS has published dozens of documents setting out standards, minimum capital requirements, principles and guidance on best practice which are now embedded in bank regulatory regimes around the world. Perhaps most notable of these documents are the minimum capital requirements for banks which have evolved through Basel I , Basel II and the recently completed Basel III, published in 2017.

In April 2019 BCBS launched a new section on the BIS web site which provided a very useful consolidation of current standards together with a timeline that allows enquirers to view future scheduled regulations.

This course provides a high-level overview of the consolidated framework, making use of the BCBS web site to dive deeper into some of the standards as required by participants. The course will also look at progress in implementing current standards in different jurisdictions across the world with particular focus on European implementation.

The course has three main objectives:
  • To provide a comprehensive overview of the Basel Framework and progress in implementation.
  • Provide a deeper and more detailed look at some of the newer standards introduced in Basel III, for example LCR and NSFR, margin requirements for non-centrally cleared trades, IRRBB and a look at forthcoming standards, for example FRTB - the new market risk framework.
  • Allow participants to explore the new section of the BIS web site by answering their own questions and suggestions for exploration put to them by the trainer.

Who should attend?

Analysts, Vice Presidents, Directors, Senior Managers in:
  • Treasury Functions
  • Capital Management
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Governance
  • Audit
  • Risk Analytics
  • Market Risk Management

Program of the seminar: The Basel Consolidated Framework

09.00 - 09.10 Welcome

09.10 - 12.15


  • Historical Background
  • Basel I, Basel II and Basel III
  • Need for Consolidation

The Standards

Scope of application of the Basel Framework

  • Banks covered
  • Determining global systemically important banks (G-SIBs)
  • D-SIBs

Definition of Capital

  • Tier 1, Tier 2, regulatory adjustments and prudential valuation

Risk based capital

  • Risk weighted assets
  • The output floor for RWA based capital requirements
  • Banking Book/Trading book boundary including deep dive into FRTB revisions
    • Deep dive on BB/TB
  • Capital Buffers

12.15 - 13.15 Lunch

13.15 - 17.00

Capital requirements for credit risk

  • Standardised approach
  • IRB
  • Counterparty credit risk
    • SA-CCR
    • IMM
    • CVA Capital
    • Exposures to CCPs
      • Deep dive into revised framework and exposures to CCPs

09.00 - 12.15

Capital requirements for market risk

  • Standardised approach
  • Simplified standardised approach
  • Internal models
  • Model validation (Backtesting and P&L Attribution)
  • Computing capital
    • Deep dive into forthcoming revised market risk standards (FRTB)

12.15 - 13.15 Lunch

13.15 - 17.00

Capital requirements for operational risk

  • BIA
  • Standardised Approach

Leverage ratio

  • BCBS web based

Liquidity coverage ratio

  • Deep dive

Net stable funding requirements

  • Deep dive

Large exposures

  • Introduction
  • BCBS web based

09.00 - 12.15

Margin requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives

  • Deep dive

The Supervisory Review Process

  • Pillar 2
  • Four principles
  • Risk management
  • Interest rate risk in the banking book
    • Deep dive into interest rate risk in the banking book (IRRBB)

12.15 - 13.15 Lunch

13.15 - 17.00

Disclosure requirements

  • Walk through requirements
    • BCBS web based

Core principles for effective banking supervision

  • Introduction to principles
    • Summary and/or BCBS web based

Implementation of the Basel Framework

  • Regulatory Consistency Assessment Programme (RCAP)
  • Semi-annual reports on members' progress in implementing Basel standards

Termination and Evaluation of the Seminar

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