Central Bank of Bahrain

Union of Arab Banks organise Basel III workshop in collaboration with the CBB

Manama, Bahrain - 21 April 2013 - The Union of Arab Banks will be organizing a specialized Workshop in collaboration with the Central Bank of Bahrain at the Intercontinental Regency Hotel, during the period 28-30 ofApril 2013, entitled: Practical Implementations of Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP) According to the Latest Amendments of Basel III.

This workshop highlights the interaction between Basel III new capital buffers and the implementation of the Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP). It will also address some specific types of banking risks such as concentration risk and the impact of the new frameworks on the capital management as well as on the liquidity management of both commercial and investment banks in the Arab region.

This workshop will be conducted by Mr. Rabih Nehme, Head of Risk Assessment Department at the Banking Control Commission, Lebanon, Mr. Richard Ellis, Advisor, Banking Supervision, Central Bank of Bahrain, Mr. Stephen Williams, Managing Director/Chief Financial at Gulf International Bank, Bahrain and Dr. Huw Ifan, Head of Market Risk, Ahli United Bank, Bahrain.

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