Seminar for Senior Bank Supervisors from Emerging Economies

October 22-26, 2018

Washington, D.C.

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    The 31st Annual Seminar for Senior Bank Supervisors from Emerging Economies, jointly organized by the World Bank and its partner institutions, the International Monetary Fund and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, was held from October 22 – 26, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

    Experts from the three organizing institutions and guest speakers updated participants on emerging financial sector issues and trends.  Main topics included:

    • What is going on in Basel and the core principles framework
    • Developments in the implementation of Basel II and III and proportionality aspects
    • Policy and supervisory aspects of AML/CFT and developments in correspondent banking relationships
    • Assessing forward looking credit losses through the revised IFRS 9 and the use of stress testing in supervision
    • Emerging political considerations on Fintech and their impact on supervision and regulation
    • Dealing with weak banks
    • Applying proportionality to the key attributes for bank resolution regimes and funding of bank resolutions
    • Cyber security supervisory and regulatory aspects for emerging economies

    Fifty-six senior officials representing central banks and financial supervisory agencies participated in the Seminar, with all regions represented.


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  • Session 1
    What’s Going on in Basel?
    Nigel Jenkinson, Chief, Financial Regulation and Supervision Division, IMF

    Session 2
    Working with the Basel Core Principles
    Katharine Seal, Senior Financial Sector Expert, IMF

    Session 3
    Implementation of Basel II and III in Emerging Markets
    Ana Maria Aviles, Sr. Financial Economist, WBG

    Session 4
    The Proportionality Principle in Basel II Implementation
    Damodaran Krishnamurti, Lead Financial Sector Specialist, WBG

    Session 5
    Perspectives on Anti-Money Laundering Developments for Banks
    Koko Ives, Manager, FRS

    Session 6
    Correspondent Banking Relationships
    Prasad Ananthakrishnan, Chief, Strategy Unit, IMF

    Session 7
    Forward Looking Credit Losses – IFRS 9
    Juan Ortiz, Sr. Financial Sector Specialist, WBG

    Session 8
    Use of Stress Testing in Supervision – CCAR and CLAR Process
    Ivan Ivanov, Senior Economist, FRS

    Session 9
    Fintech: Emerging Policy Considerations and Practical Lessons
    Erik Feyen, Lead Financial Sector Economist

    Session 10
    How is Financial Technology Changing Regulation and Supervision including RegTech and SupTech
    Nobuyasu Sugimoto, Senior Financial Sector Expert, IMF

    Session 11
    Fintech including Participant Panel Discussion - presentation unavailable
    Lilian Villarroel, Supervisory Financial Analyst, FRS

    Session 12
    Applying the Key Attributes Proportionally
    Jan Nolte, Senior Financial Sector Expert, IMF, David Hoelscher, Consultant, IMF

    Session 13
    Dealing with Weak Banks
    Jonathan Rono, Manager and Assetou Traore, Supervisory Financial Analyst, FRS

    Session 14
    Funding in Bank Resolutions
    Marc Dobler, Deputy Chief, Financial Crisis Management, IMF

    Session 15
    Regulation and Supervision of Cybersecurity for Emerging Economies
    Aquiles Almansi, Lead Financial Sector Specialist, WBG

    Session 16
    Oversight of Cybersecurity in the Financial Regulatory System including Participant Panel Discussion
    Matthew Hayduk, Manager, FRS