Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

German Banking Regulation

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About the course

Non-Europeans that need a comprehensive and concise overview on European banking regulation. Typically, these are key personal from Risk, Internal audit, Finance, Regulatory reporting, consultants, central bankers. This also includes senior management that has been seconded from the non-European headquarter of a banking group to its EU-branch/subsidiary.

Europeans that have lost track during the last 10 years of the numerouses regulatory initiatives and that need a quick refresh how regulation is organised now.


Introduction and Seminar Objectives

  • European Banking Passport

The new European Banking Regulation

  • Why do regulators regulate banks?
  • Structure (Supervisors, Regulators, CRR, CRD, MaRisk)
  • Who is the European regulator/SSM-structure?

Risk regulation

  • 3 Pillar approach
  • European vs. national provisions
  • Capital ratios and their business impact

SREP – Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process

  • Process overview
  • 44er inspections
  • Outcome: higher capital requirements
  • Assessment criteria

Latest supervisory credit risk initiatives

  • Review of internal models (IRBA)
  • Default definition
  • Impairments

Who should attend

Obtain a quick, but concise overview of how European regulation is organised, who are the important players and what are the most important requirements. After the seminar, attendees will be knowledgable about the current rules and upcoming important changes in regulation. Due to is compactness, the seminar is also suitable as a regulatory brush-up for executive and non-executive board members.

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