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Understanding and Transitioning to Basel III

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March 27, 2013
New York, NY
Event#: 345201F

Develop an understanding of Basel III and other regulations and the implications for your institution.

Full brochure including course outline (PDF)

Course Overview
In the aftermath of the financial crisis, institutions have been reassessing their proficiencies, identifying areas for improvement, and seeking industry best practices through RMA’s timely courses. Created by RMA and its Market Risk Council for risk professionals.

In today’s heightened regulatory environment, staying abreast of frequent developments and staying compliant are top priorities for financial institutions. Through in-depth discussion and hands-on case work, this one-day course provides participants with a thorough understanding of Basel III and other key regulatory developments and its implications for their financial institution.

Who will benefit?
The course will benefit banking professionals in the following functions:

  • Management
  • Business managers
  • Risk Management / Risk Control
  • Treasury
  • Finance
  • Audit 

In addition, the course will benefit firms that provide services to financial institutions, i.e. information technology and data providers.

You will:

  • Understand Basel III / Vickers / Dodd-Frank / Swiss Finish.
  • Recognize the impacts from regulatory developments.
  • Be aware of key challenges and issues for banks.
  • Assess gaps within your institution.

Meet the Expert Trainer
Peter Buerger is the founder of Risk & More. In his more than 20 years experience in the financial services industry, Peter has acted in various management capacities, both at strategic and operative levels while accountable for projects of various sizes - both in Germany and internationally. His core area of expertise is financial risk management.

Peter has been working as a consultant and trainer since 2010. Prior to this, Peter worked for large international financial institutions, i.e. as Global Head of Risk Control for Commerzbank Group in Frankfurt and as Head of Strategic Risk Management & Control for HypoVereinsbank / UniCredit Group in Munich.

In his role as Global Head of Risk Control for Commerzbank Group, Peter was responsible for the Basel II project of the institution. The project included all relevant project phases (advanced approaches), business and strategic aspects, all risk types and interaction with regulators world-wide.

He was a member of top management committees of the respective institutions. Peter also brings in operational risk management experience from his role as branch manager for Commerzbank's business in London. In this role, Peter was responsible for credit risk management in the region "Western Europe and South Africa", which included a significant credit sanctioning competence.

Peter spent the first ten years of his career in the capital markets business. One of his key roles was Head of Risk and Compliance in Commerzbank's derivatives subsidiary Commerz Financial Products.

Peter's experience and expertise cover a broad business and product spectrum - retail banking, corporate lending, capital markets, asset management, commercial real estate and risk types: credit risk, market risk, liquidity risk / ALM, operational risk. Beyond Risk Management, Peter's consulting focus also links into corporate strategy, governance, compliance, cost-cutting and post-merger integration.

Peter was educated in the United States; he holds an MBA from Long Island University in New York. He also completed the Advanced Management Programme at the INSEAD Business School in Fontainebleau, France.

Available Seats:   8
Continuing Education Credits:
    NASBA CPE Hours:  8.0
    RMA-CRC CEUs:  8.0
    Citi Training Center
    388 Greenwich St
    26th Fl, Conference Room D
    New York, NY  10013
Associate member price$999.00
Professional member price$1,099.00
Nonassociate at member institutions price$1,099.00
Nonmember price$1,399.00



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