Basel II, III

Efficiently cope with stronger competition in the financial markets.

This course provides a detailed overview of the history of the Basel Accords and how they evolved from 1998 to what became known as Basel II. It describes the regulatory tools that are available in Basel II and the risks that are covered and not covered, while also explaining the ICAAP and capital management. Following this detailed overview, the course will focus on the financial crisis and how Basel II’s weaknesses were highlighted as a result, and what regulators plan in response, i.e. Basel III.

Learning outcomes:

  • Gain a detailed understanding of the history of the Basel Accords;
  • Learn the tools which are available in Basel II;
  • Learn the capital requirements and the risks that are covered by them in Basel II;
  • Discover risks that are not covered and how these tie into the ICAAP process;
  • Understand the financial crisis and how Basel II’s weaknesses were highlighted as a result;
  • Study the regulatory responses to the financial crisis: Basel III.

Workshop outline

Introduction to Basel

Basel II

Basel II – Credit Risk

Basel II – Market Risk

Basel II – Operational Risk

Basel II – Liquidity risk

Capital, ICAAP & SREP

The Financial Crisis

Basel III

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