Managing Capital Risk and Reporting

Managing Capital Risk and Reporting

David McDonald

20 years: Treasury in Capital Management

A bank must determine if it has enough capital for the future, even if it has enough capital to handle its risks today. Unsurprisingly, regulators are very curious in the same question. Join David as he covers how banks should manage capital risk going forward.

A bank must determine if it has enough capital for the future, even if it has enough capital to handle its risks today. Unsurprisingly, regulators are very curious in the same question. Join David as he covers how banks should manage capital risk going forward.

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Managing Capital Risk and Reporting

11 mins 5 secs

Overview

Even if a bank has enough capital to manage its risks today, it needs to know whether it has enough capital to manage future risks. They do this by creating detailed risk assessment plans as well as assessing what could go wrong under certain conditions through stress testing.

Key learning objectives:

  • Outline how banks determine whether they have enough capital for future risks

  • Understand the importance of stress testing

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David McDonald

David McDonald

David McDonald is the Head of Regulatory Reporting at Close Brothers Plc. Close Brothers is a leading UK merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. He has served for 32 years in the banking sector, working his way up from a filing clerk in 1990 to senior positions in risk and finance at HSBC and Santander.