|Course Date||Course Number||Attendance|
|Jan 10-14, 2016||CE16.01||By Invitation|
Mid- to senior level officials in central banks, ministries of finance, and agencies with responsibility for banking supervision and regulation, bank resolution, and the operation of financial safety nets.
Participants are expected to have a degree in economics, finance, accounting, or equivalent experience.
The course is conducted in English with simultaneous interpretation into Arabic.
This course, presented by the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets department, provides a comprehensive overview of conceptual and operational issues related to bank restructuring and resolution. Major topics discussed during the course include:
Problem bank identification and supervision: overview of common causes of banking problems; supervisory approaches for dealing with weak banks; and techniques for quantifying systemic banking problems (asset quality reviews, stress tests);
Crisis preparedness: elements of effective resolution regimes—resolution authorities and inter-agency coordination; cross-border cooperation; legal safeguards; resolution funding; and recovery and resolution planning—using the Financial Stability Board’s Key Attributes of Effective Resolution Regimes as a guide; crisis simulations to test operational readiness; and role of deposit insurance and depositor preference;
Crisis containment: actions designed to contain emerging crises through emergency liquidity assistance, asset and liability guarantees to the banking system, and exceptional administrative measures to stop persistent liquidity outflows;
Systemic bank restructuring and resolution: early intervention measures—diagnosis, bank triage, and loss recognition; approaches for winding-down non-viable banks; governance of the restructuring process; policy considerations and instruments for public capital support;
Dealing with impaired assets: supervisory policies and strategies for the resolution of nonperforming loans; role of asset management companies.