Certificate in 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

Stress testing and scenario analysis practical tools
RRP supervisory landscape including recent developments and top priorities
Best practice for establishing core elements of an RRP
Embedding RRP into business and the early stage of the decision making process
Why the bail-in tool is the most innovative tool available.

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Course Outline

Part 1
→ Introduction to ICAAP
→ Introduction to Risk Portfolio Modeling
→ Stress Testing
• Scenario analysis
• Sensitivity analysis
• Analysis of stress testing results
• Stress test Excel modeling
→ Risk Appetite and Risk Tolerance for Bank Risk Budgeting
• Determining the main objectives of risk budgeting
• Factors of risk appetite
Factors of risk tolerance
• Rational decision taking
Part 2
→ 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 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
→ 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 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 and Financial Managers and senior staff in Banks;
→ Treasurers and Capital Markets Managers and senior staff in Banks;
→ Compliance Managers in Banks and their main assistants;
→ Risk Managers and senior staff in Banks;
→ Internal Auditors and senior staff in Banks;
→ Capital Management and Stress Testing teams.


What language will the course be taught in and what level of English do I need to take part in an LEORON training program?
Most of our public courses are delivered in English language. You need to be proficient in English to be able to fully participate in the workshop and network with other delegates. For in-house courses we have the capability to train in Arabic, Dutch, German and Portuguese.
Are LEORON Public courses certified by an official body/organization?
LEORON Institute partners with 20+ international bodies and associations.We also award continuing professional development credits (CPE/PDUs) for:1. NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) 2. Project Management Institute PDUs 3. CISI credits 4. GARP credits 5. HRCI recertification credits 6. SHRM recertification credits
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What does the course fee cover?
The course fee covers a premium training experience in a 5-star hotel, learning materials, lunches & refreshments, and for some courses, the certification fee and membership with the accrediting bodies.
Does LEORON give discounts?
Yes, we can provide discounts for group bookings. If you would like to discuss a discount on a corporate level, we will be happy to talk to you.


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