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Mirror, mirror: Your risk data aggregation self-assessment
20 Mar

Mirror, mirror: Your risk data aggregation self-assessment

Though it has always been ingrained in the G20 agenda, data has finally come to the fore this year with the release of the BCBS’ Principles for Effective Risk Data Aggregation. Middle and back office professionals in major financial centres now find themselves with a number of difficult questions, which senior management must now be Read More

06 Mar

The Dynamic Data Duo: Shareholders and regulators?

Over the past few years, global regulators have introduced new measures aimed at improving transparency. Most of their focus has been on getting a consistent, global view for the supervisors to monitor more granular risks, as evidenced by the BCBS’ Risk Data Aggregation and Reporting Principles and Basel III/CRD IV. One thing everyone knows from Read More

25 Feb

Risk data aggregation: the great unknowns revealed

What will firms need to solve internally, and what will need industry collaboration? In 2009, the G20 committed, in their action plan, to strengthening risk management controls and policy principles. This was followed up with a 2010 report by the Senior Supervisors Group (SSG), highlighting poor IT infrastructure practices which were having a negative impact Read More

01 Oct

Risk data aggregation: it’s all in the interpretation

In their latest landscape assessment of Basel III, the EBA came to a conclusion regarding a problem the industry has been grappling with for a long time: rules that aren’t detailed enough lead to uneven outcomes in data reporting, aggregation and assessment. The report finds that, while data quality from national regulators has improved and Read More