FRTB

Q&A with Vasily Strela, Global Head of FICC Quantitative Strategies, RBC Capital Markets

Monday, July 30, 2018

Vasily Strela, Global Head of FICC Quantitative Strategies, RBC Capital Markets, talks about market developments, regulation and technology. Vasily is responsible for running the Fixed Income (rates, credit, muni, FX, mortgages) & Commodities quantitative teams. His team provides quant support to the business, which involves looking at new ways to enhance and adapt models to current market conditions i.e. new algorithms and how to apply them to the business. Read More

FRTB: Moving Towards a Practical Implementation

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
FRTB is set to revolutionise current market risk practices, placing emphasis on the coordination of operational, risk and data management processes as well as systems and technology. To best respond to these new demands, banks need to make the right ... read more

Risk Training: FRTB Course

Friday, January 19, 2018
As the FRTB implementation date looms ever closer, banks and regulators are still debating the rules and iterations of the regulations. Risk.net's training course returns to New York to help provide delegates with practical knowledge to better... read more

Portfolio Diversification in FRTB

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

by Quantifi & BearingPoint

The global financial crisis exposed the shortcomings of market risk management practices of the trading book. In January 2016, the Basel Committee for Banking Supervision (BCBS) overhauled the approach to assess capital requirements with the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB). With a 2019 deadline, FRTB is expected to have significant impact on financial institutions and financial markets in terms of infrastructure, capital requirements and operational controls. Banks must adhere to the rules of the fundamental review of the trading book to avoid higher capital requirements.

Quantifi and Monocle Whitepaper Explores the Challenges Associated with the FRTB

Monday, November 13, 2017

This paper highlights the main changes being introduced by the new market risk standards and the related challenges in terms of data management, modelling and technology. The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) heralds a new era in bank risk management, making it one of the most critical items on a bank’s to-do list for the immediate future and beyond. This paper highlights the enormity of the data and modelling requirements imposed by FRTB as well as its impact on banks’ risk and systems architecture.  read more

FRTB - Moving Towards a Practical Implementation

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

In January of 2016, the evolution of FRTB culminated in the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) publishing the finalised standards, titled Minimum Capital Requirements for Market Risk. The new standards replaced the existing regulatory framework for market risk and go beyond just dealing with quantitative measurement of risk. FRTB is set to revolutionise current market risk practices, placing emphasis on the coordination of operational, risk and data management processes as well as systems and technology. Read More

FRTB: Moving Towards a Practical Implementation

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

by Quantifi & Monocle

FRTB is set to revolutionise current market risk practices, placing emphasis on the coordination of operational, risk and data management processes as well as systems and technology. To best respond to these new demands, banks need to make the right strategic and technology decisions and assess the impact on operations and processes across risk, front office, finance and IT. This paper highlights the main changes being introduced by the new market risk standards and the related challenges in terms of data management, modelling and technology.