IFRS9 – Good Risk Management is the Key Driver

Financial institutions have been successfully measuring, quantifying and monitoring credit risk for centuries. Yet, bizarrely, many solutions firms have been suggesting that the IFRS9 accounting standard means the need to discard the proven practices of centuries and instead adopt new models, metrics and processes.
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Data Consortia

A Data Consortium involves a group of financial institutions coming together to pool data, on a confidential basis, to a central repository facilitated and hosted by an independent third-party (such as Risk-Enterprise Limited, “REL”). REL then coordinates and conducts data cleaning and data verification, data aggregation and advanced analysis of...
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IFRS 9 – Dealing with “Credit Impaired” Assets (IFRS 9 Category 3)

Introduction and the Need for an IRB (Internal Ratings Based) Approach In simple terms, IFRS9 requires institutions to account for expected credit losses on an ongoing basis in a manner consistent with the fundamental principles of accounting. By contrast, Basel regulations are intended to ensure financial institutions have sufficient aggregate...
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