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Avantage Reply and Xuccess Reply's Risk & Regulatory Academy

The Academy will provide continual training and education for our staff members in our twelve offices in Europe and the United States and is also open to clients.​​

Risk management

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Avantage Reply releases the 2nd Edition of the CRO Insights Journal

The first edition of the CRO Insights Journal focused on the growing role of the Risk Function and how CROs' responsibilities have evolved in response to the crisis. We are now delighted to present our second edition which captures the nature of risk in an increasingly complex economic landscape.

AnaCredit

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AnaCredit: Analytical Credit Dataset of the ECB - Implementation Challenges and Approaches

Availability of sufficiently granular and reliable data is a major priority of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (‘SSM’). To this end, the ECB is demanding additional and more granular reporting from banks under its supervisory remit by introducing its new reporting requirement: the A​​nalytical Credi​t Dataset – also known as AnaCredit.​

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28.03.2017 / Luxembourg

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Prudential ratios under Basel III

Regulatory reporting: towards which models is the Luxembourg banking industry heading to? On 28 March 2017, Avantage Reply gives a presentation at the event organised by the IFE by Abilways on prudential ratios under Basel III.

26.01.2017 / Risk.net

Press Article

EC gold-plating of FRTB raises risk of global divergence

​In the article, Ram Ananth, Senior Manager at Avantage Reply was interviewed on the interpretation of European rules for hard-to-model risks under new trading book capital rules ​

Bank's business models

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Banks’ business models: Enhanced monitoring by the ECB

This Briefing Note focuses on the business model analysis, highlighting areas that banks should carefully evaluate to address the requirements in a timely fashion, considering all compliance and associated operational issues. ​

02.01.2017 / Trieste

News & Communication

Avantage Reply announced as sponsor for the MIRM at MIB Trieste School of Management

Avantage Reply has been announced as Sponsor for the Master in Insurance & Risk Management at MIB Trieste School of Management, nationally accredited and internationally ranked among the top 10 in the World (Eduniversal Ranking 2016). Along with other sponsors, Avantage Reply will serve the School providing insight and advice as the program develops. ​

CRR 2/ CRD 5

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CRR 2/CRD 5: High-level overview of the European Commission Proposals

On 23 November 2016, the European Commission released its proposals to amend the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR) and the fourth Capital Requirements Directive (CRD 4). This Briefing Note presents an overview of these regulatory developments highlighting areas that banks should carefully evaluate.

Financial Platform

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DEFINIO REPLY™

Definio Reply™ is an integrated platform capable of addressing the needs of management, analysis, reporting and logging of financial assets. The target customers of the Definio Reply™ solution have as their objective the active management and monitoring of financial portfolios.​

The integration of the financial database with the asset database makes Definio Reply™ a viable and complete alternative to vertical portals. ​

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10.02.2017 / Amsterdam

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Avantage Reply hosts an event on FRTB data

Of all the implementation challenges posed by FRTB, data is perhaps the most daunting, given the complexity of the regulation. To help develop industry standards, ISDA has launched the FRTB Data Standards project. This initiative is aimed at reaching a common industry consensus on ​​the interpretation of risk-factor modellability rules under the FRTB, and a shared set of business requirements to support risk-factor assessment and data capture.​

Stress Testing

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Analysis of the 2016 Bank of England stress testing results

The Bank of England has published the results of their annual concurrent stress test confirming that, in aggregate, the UK banking system is sufficiently capitalised to withstand a severe stress. However the regulator has been clear: there is more work to do for banks to have a sufficiently robust stress testing process. In this briefing, ​Avantage Reply provides its analysis and its perspectives on how banks can up their stress testing game.​

26.01.2017 / Paris

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RAF, ICAAP, ILAAP & SREP Roundtable

On 26th Janu​ary 2017, Avantage Reply is hosting its first RAF, ICAAP, ILAAP & SREP roundtable in Paris. After a presentation, the attendees will have the opportunity to hear the feedback from a German significant institution on Governance & Risk Management Assessment.​

Risk Management

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Avantage Reply releases a CRO Insights Journal Special RiskMinds

The 2015 RiskMinds International conference in Amsterdam was the 22nd edition of this prestigious event. Avantage Reply was delighted to be a sponsor for the second consecutive year and has marked the occasion with the launch of the third edition of our CRO Insights Journal Special RiskMinds.​

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Standardised Approach of Credit Risk

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The Standardised Approach for Credit Risk

​The second consultative document for revisions to the Standardised Approach for Credit Risk was published in December 2015. It proposed significant revisions to the current credit risk capital framework and the first consultative document published in December 2014.​​​

22.11.2016 / Brussels

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Anti-money laundering: new legal obligations

Barely a year after the entry into force of the Fourth Directive, the European Commission published on July 5, 2016 a fifth Directive proposal to strengthen the rules on transparency with regard to beneficial owners of companies and trusts t​​o prevent tax evasion and money laundering.​​

21.10.2016 / Intelligent Risk

Press Article

National differences in risk culture

There are differences between countries in the riskiness of life. Cultures also differ in their perceptions of and preferences for risk. ​Scott Warner, Senior Manager at Avantage Reply discuss the topic in the Intelligent Risk Magazine. ​

23.11.2016 / London

Event

Annual Risk & Regulatory Symposium

On Wednesday 23 November 2016​, Avantage Reply hosts its second Annual Risk & Regulatory​ Symposium. The event takes place at Crown Plaza in London.​

26.09.2016 / Risk.net

Press Article

Banks plan risk factor exclusion to avoid FRTB surcharge

Banks are considering excluding risk factors deemed immaterial from their risk models as a way to avoid a capital charge add-on for hard-to-model risks under the new trading book capital rules, but the strategy could be derailed by the will of regulators or by failing the internal models test.​

Regulatory challenges

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Financial Services Outlook 2016 - Overview of the key challenges for firms in 2016

2016 promises to be another challenging year with more extensive regulatory involvement and further disruption of existing business models. Whilst financial industry firms will continue to rebuild their balance sheets and implement new regulations designed to strengthen standards for a simpler and safer industry, this year will bring additional challenges of dealing with new entrants, including fintech companies, and the necessity of business restructuring and portfolio rebalancing to achieve viable capital and cost bases.​

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19.10.2016 / Risk & Regulatory Hackathon

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Student Risk & Regulatory Hackathon - What if a bank was failing?

STUDENT RISK & REGULATORY HACKATHON is a E​uropean student live challenge, offering students from 5 cities in Europe the opportunity to work for one day on generating innovative solutions to a failing bank. The event will be open to all students from HEC Liege, Imperial London College, VU Amsterdam, Luiss in Rome and students from Manheim University and Frankfurt School of Finance.

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06.10.2016 / Amsterdam

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Fintech & Risk Management

The world of FinTech has the potential to transform the Financial Services industry. What does this mean, and what are the implications for Risk Managers?​​

21.06.2016 - 22.06.2016 / Rome

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ABI Risk & Supervision event

On Monday and Tuesday ​21 and 22 June 2016, Avantage Reply will give a presentation on ​Risk Data Aggregation and Risk Reporting at the Risk & Supervision event organised by the Italian Banking Association.