Current Issues in Banking Supervision and Regulation (BRS)

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Course No.: CE 18.28
Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Date: November 11, 2018-November 15, 2018 (2 Weeks)
Language: English (Arabic)

Target Audience:

Mid-level to senior bank supervisors and regulators working in the supervision and regulation departments of central banks and agencies charged with supervising banks.


Participants should have experience in banking regulation and supervision.

Course Description:

This course, presented by the IMF Monetary and Capital Markets Department, reviews the latest developments in banking supervisory and regulation, such as changes to capital adequacy standards, the new Basel liquidity measurement rules, and supervision of systemically important banks. Sessions focus on aspects of particular relevance to the region and discuss both the main implementation challenges and their implications for banks and supervisory authorities. An Islamic banking component discusses similarities and differences in Islamic and conventional banking risks and the measurement of capital adequacy. Participants will be actively engaged through case studies and group exercises.

Course Objectives:

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

  • Define and summarize the main elements of the Basel capital adequacy standards and how they are being implemented in their own countries.
  • Describe the latest reforms and developments in other international banking regulatory standards.
  • Identify good supervisory practices to capture and assess banking risks and take effective action.

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Important Note for Internal Economics Training Courses:

Internal Economics Training (IT) courses are self-financed. The IMF will not charge officials for attending courses. However, all travel, insurance, hotel, and living costs will need to be covered by the agency sponsoring the participants.