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Virtual : Current Issues in Banking Supervision and Regulation (BRS)

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Session No.: CE 21.17V

Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait

Date: February 1-4, 2021 (1 week)

Primary Language: English

Interpretation Language: Arabic

    Target Audience

    Mid-level to senior bank supervisors and regulators working in the supervision and regulation departments of central banks and agencies charged with supervising banks.

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    Participants are expected to have experience in banking regulation and supervision.

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    Course Description

    This course, presented by the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, reviews the latest developments in banking supervision and regulation, including the capital adequacy standards, the liquidity measurement rules, and supervision of systemically important banks. Sessions focus on aspects of particular relevance to each region and discuss both the main implementation challenges and their implications for banks and supervisory authorities. An Islamic banking component discusses similarities and differences in Islamic and conventional banking risks and the measurement of capital adequacy. Participants are actively engaged through case studies and group exercises.

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    Course Objectives

    Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

    • Define and summarize the main elements of the Basel standards and how they are being implemented in their own countries.
    • Describe the latest reforms and developments in other international banking regulatory standards.
    • Identify good supervisory practices to capture and assess banking risks and take effective action.


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