Month: September 2020

When an unlikely scenario becomes reality – A few thoughts on the impact of COVID-19 on the future of stress testing

  A year ago, I spoke at the Annual Bank Capital Management Conference on the usefulness of stress tests for ICAAP. If someone had asked me on that warm summer…

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When the regulator grasps the thrust levers – ad-hoc banking regulation in 2020

  Flying an airplane is a delicate task. Under difficult conditions, a pilot has to rely on his experience and intuition, while adhering to a complex set of rules. Applying…

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Strategic Planning in uncertain times – A few suggestions for this year’s planning cycle

Most large firms are in the midst of their annual planning cycle. In light of the uncertainties around COVID-19, strategic planning has perhaps never been more difficult than this year….

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