With the announcement of the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) 3 and Capital Requirements Directive (CRD) VI, the EU plans on implementing the Basel IV (Finalising Basel III) reforms with a distinct localized flavour. With several fundamental changes from the existing CRR2, it promises to have a big impact during its implementation (Jan 1, 2025). It becomes imperative for banks to not only do a preliminary gap assessment but also structure their implementation around the new requirements.
Detailed Gap Assessment:
New calculation standards
Critical data elements identification
Identification of shortcomings of the current implementation
Descriptive Business Requirements for implementation:
Relying on Finalyse’s inhouse tools and standard templates to structure them as laid out by the regulation
Support the bank’s Quantitative Impact Study (QIS) needs for Basel III monitoring
Output Floor Requirements:
CRR3/Basel IV have stipulations to calculate the entire portfolio on Standardized Approach for benchmarking – rely on Finalyse expertise for computing SA calculations for the entire portfolio
Integration with different reporting systems:
Standard tools to integrate QIS/impact assessment output for reporting
Leverage Finalyse expert knowledge to simulate different scenarios for output floor distributions across different exposure classes and approaches/types of risk
Abishek Chopra is a seasoned Risk Management professional with over 12 years of experience in multiple areas of credit risk, especially on CRR and Basel guidelines. He has expertise in addressing complex regulatory topics such as CRM allocation, Basel IV application of Whole Loan/Split Loan approaches, SME Supporting Factor application, Retail Granularity nuances, and PD/LGD substitution.
Anish Pandey is a Senior Consultant with more than 12 years of experience in the area of Risk Management, BI, Data warehousing and SAS. His main area of expertise lies in the design ,development and implementation of Basel III and Basel IV regulatory solutions. He has worked on SAS Risk solutions like SAS Regulatory Risk Management, but also SAS Firmwide Risk for Solvency II, SAS Detail Data Store for Insurance.
Bruno Kahilu Muyeye is a Managing Consultant with more than 10 years in risk management. He has a broad knowledge of SAS Risk Solutions for Banks and Insurance companies and has been involved in several SAS implementation projects such as Regulatory Capital Managagement (RCM), IFRS9/IFRS17 or Market Risk Management. Bruno is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and Professional Risk Manager (PRM).
Nathan Desmidt is a Senior Consultant with more than 8 years of experience in risk management. Nathan’s area of expertise lies within regulatory capital calculations, specifically in the context of CRR2/CRD5 and upcoming Basel 4/CRR3 regulations. Recently Nathan has been involved in the implementation of a new RWA calculator at a large financial institution aiming to enable Basel 4 compliancy, focusing on validation of RWA calculations in light of the new framework’s developments.