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Financial Sector Policies

Selected Issues in the Evolving Financial Regulatory Framework (FRF)

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Session No.: ST 24.07

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Date: March 11-15, 2024 (1 week)

Delivery Method: In-person Training

Primary Language: English

    Target Audience

    Mid-level officials from central banks and regulatory agencies involved in banking regulation and/or financial stability analysis.

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    Qualifications

    Participants are expected to have a degree in economics or finance. Participants are expected to have work experience related to financial regulation and supervision.

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    Course Description

    This course, presented by the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, examines selected issues in the evolving financial regulatory framework and takes a critical look at the evolving framework for banks. Topics include Basel III capital requirements including the countercyclical capital buffer and buffers for systemically important banks, leverage and liquidity requirements, as well as macroprudential policies, regulatory and supervisory responses to the Covid-19 shock, regulatory challenges around fintech, and on-going international regulatory discussions. The course pays special attention to proportionality in bank regulation and supervision. It identifies the main operational issues and challenges when implementing the Basel framework and provide practical guidance. The training sessions are interactive, using case studies and group activities. Participants are invited to make presentations on selected topics that reflect their country experiences.

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    Course Objectives

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

    • Summarize the main pieces of the prudential regulatory framework for bank.
    • Extract lessons from previous financial stability threats.
    • Identify regulatory measures to mitigate banking risks.
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