Liquidity risk is in the spotlight of both regulators andmanagement teams across the banking industry. The European bankingregulator has introduced and implemented a stronger liquidityregulatory framework and local regulators have made liquidity a toppriority on their supervisory agenda. Banks have accordinglyfollowed suit. Liquidity risk is now a topic widely discussedin boardrooms as banks strive to set up a strong and efficientliquidity risk management framework which, while maintainingsufficient resources, does not jeopardize the necessaryprofitability and return targets.
The Liquidity Risk Management Guide: From Policy toPitfalls is practical guide for banks and risk professionals toproactively manage liquidity risk in a systemic way. The booksets out its own comprehensive framework, which includes all thevarious and critical components of liquidity risk management. The recommendations are based on experiences from the recentfinancial crises, best practices and compliance with current andfuture regulatory requirements, with special emphasis on BaselIII.
Using the new 6 Step Framework, the book provides step-by-stepguidance for the reader to build their liquidity managementframework into a new overarching structure, which brings all thedifferent parts of liquidity risk into one approach. Specialattention is given to the challenges that banks currently face whenadopting and implementing the Basel III liquidity requirements andguidance is given on how the new metrics can be integrated into theexisting framework, providing the most value to the banks insteadof being a regulatory reporting matter.