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Financial Risk Management Table of Contents


Risk Basics

  • Nature of Risk
  • Sources of Risk
  • Need for Risk Management
  • Process of Risk Management
  • Risk Policy
  • Risk Management Approaches

Risk Classification

  • Credit Counterparty Risk
  • Market Risk
  • Operational Risk
  • Other Risks

Measuring Risk

  • Measurement of Credit
  • Measurement of Market Risk
  • Measurement of Interest Rate Risk For
  • Asset Liability Management (ALM)
  • Measurement of Operational Risk

Risk Management

  • Managing Credit Risk
  • Interest Rate Risk Management
  • Insurance
  • Bull and Bear Spreads
  • Delta Neutral Strategies
  • Credit Derivatives
  • Credit Ratings

Other Issues in Risk Management

  • Regulatory Framework
  • The Basel Committee
  • Best Practices
  • Challenges to Risk Management
  • Accounting Issues
  • Tax Issues
  • Management Information System (MIS)
  • Integrated Risk Management

Basel II

  • Three Pillars of Basel II
  • Scope of Application
  • The First Pillar-Minimum Capital Requirements
  • The Standardized Approach
  • The Internal Ratings Based (IRB) Approach
  • The Second Pillar-Supervisory Review Process
  • The Third Pillar-Market Discipline
  • Market Risk
  • Operational Risk

Case Studies

  • Barings
  • Herstatt Bank
  • Long-Team Capital Management (LTCM)
  • Enron
  • Orange County
  • Financial Risk Management Conclusion

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