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EBA Publishes FRTB Roadmap, Launches Consultation

Prior to the implementation of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB), now scheduled for January 2022, the European Banking Authority (EBA) on June 27 issued a new roadmap for market and counterparty credit risk approaches, providing a comprehensive overview of deliverables in the area of market and counterparty credit risk and outlines the…

Embracing the Known in FRTB: Why Banks Need to Step Away from the Data Pool and Start with the Familiar

By: Charlie Browne, Head of Market & Risk Data Solutions, GoldenSource. The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) is coming and it has sent firms into a spin around how to get the data required to prove risk factor modellability. It is the first time banks will be obligated to do this, a mammoth…

The Trials, Tribulations and Potential Benefits of FRTB Compliance

Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation is more prescriptive than former Basel 2.5 market risk requirements, calls for a consistent workflow across risk, finance and the front office, and needs firms to source previously unused and difficult to find data – challenges that many banks have yet to conquer ahead of the January…

Recorded Webinar: FRTB: Laying the groundwork for compliance

The January 2022 compliance deadline for sell-side firms within the scope of Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation may seem far into the future, but the complex demands of the regulation and the need to source regulatory data that has never previously been required mean firms should already be identifying tools, solutions and…

FRTB 2022 Deadline Proves Tricky for Firms and Regulators

Global regulatory implementation of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s (BCBS) Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) may be unevenly paced, creating challenges for financial institutions and regulators alike. FRTB was introduced to fix problems that both regulators and the industry perceived with so-called ‘Basel 2.5’ market risk changes, which were put in place…

How to Source and Manage Data for FRTB – The Challenges and Opportunities

Sourcing and managing data for Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) compliance is no mean feat, but there are options and choices to be made as firms within the scope of the regulation build out compliance programmes ahead of its January 2022 deadline. A panel session at A-Team Group’s recent FRTB briefing in London…

How to Meet the Data Rules and Requirements of Fundamental Review of the Trading Book Regulation

Implementation of Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation is complex, demanding and time consuming, but can be achieved by setting priorities, working with external data vendors, and taking best practice approaches to the data management challenges presented by the regulation. A well-attended A-Team Group briefing hosted at the Glaziers Hall in London, Meeting…

A-Team Group Announces Winners for 2019 RegTech Insight Awards

A-Team Group on Friday announced the winners of its prestigious RegTech Insight Awards during a well-attended and energetic ceremony held at Banking Hall on London’s Cornhill. The awards, now in their third year, recognise excellence and innovation in the provision of technology solutions to meet regulatory requirements within the financial services industry, and are uniquely…

FRTB Could Place Emerging Markets, Smaller Banks at a Disadvantage, Warns ISDA

A new report from the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) released in April has warned that continued uncertainty around the implementation of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) at a national level has the potential to place institutions in emerging markets at a material disadvantage compared to those in more developed economies….

Asian Banks Struggle with FRTB

Banks across Asia are widely divergent in their implementation of Basel III rules, including the new Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regime. Panellists at the recent International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) conference in Hong Kong warned that this divergence is creating uncertainty, with some banks implementing the new rules to a high…