Credit Risk Modelling

IFRS 9 Impairment Models - A regulatory cost or a business opportunity?

IFRS 9 Impairment Models - A regulatory cost or a business opportunity?

The financial services industry has recently undergone a major change due to the introduction of IFRS 9 impairment requirements. This has come generally at increased costs due to either the redirection of internal resource or engagement of third parties to develop compliant models.

IFRS 9 - what can I expect?

Based on our experience, there are a number of aspects that are common to every IFRS 9 project – they include:The solution you thought you would arrive with at the start is not actually the solution you end up with IFRS 9 is a vastly complex challenge and whilst simplifications can be applied, they need to be relevant and justifiable for your organisation. 

IFRS 9 - how to make the changes needed

The changes needed to meet the new IFRS 9 requirements are substantial and will require significant thought and effort by individual organisations and their advisors to develop a compliant solution that is right for them. Some larger, more complex and systemically significant organisations have been working on this for a number of years and still don’t have all of the answers

A stress test that can’t fail?

Last week the headlines unveiled ramblings of a new stress test from Europe’s top banking regulator, which it suggests is impossible for the region’s lenders to fail.  True?  Well, the watered-down, stress-free stress tests come at a time of market chaos, according to reports, and also amid investor concerns over the strength and stability of the European banking industry.