+ Basel ii: Due Diligence for the Board of Directors and Executive Management

Basel ii: Due Diligence for the Board of Directors and Executive Management

Half day


After the Sarbanes Oxley Act and the Basel ii Accord, there is a lot of discussion in the corporate world about the new liabilities of the CEOs and the CFOs.
Today we understand that many organizations have underestimated the
vital role of directors, who have to know what is changing and which are
the best practices, in order to be able to review and approve corporate
More than ever, financial organizations need directors who are aware of
the risks and prepared to take on the duties and functions of the
After a legal action, the directors have to prove that they exercise due
diligence. They have to learn all material information reasonably
available before making a business decision (there is “good faith” only
in case of an informed decision).
Risks to a serving director or a C – level executive are real and must be
managed. These risks have risen exponentially after the new Basel
Capital Accord and the Sarbanes Oxley Act.
The best way to protect yourself and your organization’s reputation and
wealth is to be aware of these risks and to perform your duties according
to the highest principles and implementation practices.


This course has been designed to provide board members and executive
management with the knowledge and skills needed not only to
understand the Basel ii Accord, but also to use Basel ii as a competitive

Target Audience:

This course is intended for potential, new and sitting directors and
executive management. It is highly recommended for management


4 Hours. It can be tailored to meet specific needs.

Course Synopsis

From Basel i to Basel ii.
Basel ii, executive management and the board of directors.
Changes in the structure of the organization - the new Operational
Risk Management Office
Case Studies.
Approaches, national discretions, options and levels of freedom.
Basic or Advanced approach? When?
Advantages and disadvantages.
We will discuss how countries and firms use compliance as a
competitive advantage. This is a very important part of this presentation.
The presentation can be customized to meet specific needs.

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