Operational Risk Control With Basel Ii: Basic Principles And Capital Requirements

Other | October 1, 2003

byChorafas, Dimitris N., Dimitris N. Chorafas

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This book:
*provides a sound methodology for operational risk control
*focuses on management risk and ways to avoid it
*explains why and how information technology is a major operational risk
*shows how to integrate cost control in the operational risk perspective
*details analytical approaches to operational risk control, to help with scorecard developments
*explains the distinction between High Frequency Low Risk and Low Frequency High Risk events
*provides many case studeies from banking and insurance to demonstrate the attention operational risks deserve

*Assists risk professionals in preparing their institution to comply with the New Capital Adequacy Framework issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, which becomes mandatory from January 1, 2006
*Readers benefit from a significantly broader viewpoint on types of operational risks, operational risks controls, and results to be expected from operational risk management - compared to what the reader may gain from books previously published on this same topic

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This book:*provides a sound methodology for operational risk control*focuses on management risk and ways to avoid it*explains why and how information technology is a major operational risk*shows how to integrate cost control in the operational risk perspective*details analytical approaches to operational risk control, to help with scor...

Since 1961, Dr Dimitris N. Chorafas has advised financial institutions and industrial corporations in strategic planning, risk management, computers and communications systems, and internal controls. A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of Paris, and the Technical University of Athens, Dr Chorafas has...
Format:OtherDimensions:400 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:October 1, 2003Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0080473636

ISBN - 13:9780080473635

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Table of Contents

Operational risk is present in every enterprise- The many types of operational risk; Why management risk, legal risk, and information technology risk are the most important operational risks; Other key operational risks to which senior management and the back office should pay attention; Identification, monitoring, and measurement of operational risk; A case study with operational risk in the insurance industry; Addressing the top-most operational risk- A case study with operational risk in management; Why deficient cost control is the best result of management risk; Legal aspects of operational risk; A case study on operational risks in information technology; Establishing the basis of the scorecard approach- Analytical solutions to operational risk control; Needed experimentation in understanding and gauging operational risk; The scorecard approach suggested by the Basle committee; High frequency low risk and low frequency high risk events; Financial Reserves are not the only means of for facing operational risks- Capital reserves for operational risks; Using insurance as an alternative to operational risk capital requirements;