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“Recently, the Financial Stability Institute hosted an important meeting on supervisory policy implementation with a cross-sectoral perspective. The discussions were enriching and, most importantly, created a discussion forum where representatives from all over the world shared their experiences with a prospective view to continue supporting the stability and competitiveness of the financial markets. ”

Towards a Proportional Regulation

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Capacity Development

Continental Trainning Program

The Continental Training Program is a training-oriented platform administered by ASBA for the exclusive use of its Associate Members. Training provided is formal, short term and focused in banking supervision topics

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Secondment Program

Short term, usually up to three months, education and training program into specific areas, provided by a recognized institution with sufficient skills in the arena into which the training will be provided.

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Technical Cooperation Program

The Technical Cooperation Program is designed to improve the supervision of banks in the Americas through supporting the sharing of experiences, techniques, and between bank supervisors.

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Risk Management Certification

Programa de formación avanzado desarrollado por profesionales de distintas especialidades, así como por académicos expertos en ese ámbito y esta actualizado de acuerdo a los últimos cambios regulatorios.

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Working Groups


ASBA and IADI’s Committee for Latin America (CLAR) agreed to analyze the relationship between bank supervisors and deposit insurers in Latin America. To this end, they organized a working group that shall produce a document on the best practices for the resolution of financial entities in the Americas. This group has representatives from both institution coming from Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, the United States and Uruguay.

Regulation and Financial Innovation

This group’s objective is to contribute to the financial innovation process – especially supported by the new financial technologies- through the development of regulatory and supervisory guidelines for the stable, transparent, competitive of business models, products, and services. The group is composed of representatives from Barbados, Brazil, El Salvador, Spain, Peru, Bolivia, Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, and Paraguay.

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Recommended readings

A paradoxical tightening?

This document analyzes how financial conditions have conspicuously eased in US markets over the last 12 months. After raising the federal funds rate target range for the first time in almost 10 years in December 2015, the FOMC has taken several further steps in that direction. The above scenario develops amid further synchronized strength in advanced economies and mostly solid growth in emerging market economies. Also, during the period of scrutiny, global stock markets continued the strong rally that had started in the aftermath of the November 2016 presidential election in the United States. However, there are still certain variables that could be behaving in a paradoxical way.

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Basel III Monitoring Report - Results of the Cumulative Quantitative Impact Study

Alongside the finalization of the Basel III post-crisis reforms, the Basel Committee published the results of a cumulative quantitative impact study (QIS) conducted while developing the standards. The Committee believes that the information contained in the report will provide relevant stakeholders with a useful benchmark for analysis and provide an estimated impact of the Committee's finalization of the Basel III reforms. The QIS is based on end-2015 data provided by 248 banks that participated in the exercise. The QIS did not take into account any transitional arrangements, nor make any assumptions about banks' profitability or behavioral responses. The report also does not reflect any additional capital requirements under Pillar 2 of the Basel II framework, any higher loss absorbency requirements for domestic systemically important banks or any countercyclical capital buffer requirements. Such factors may result in the report overstating the actual impact. On that basis, the report shows that the finalization of Basel III results in no significant increase in overall capital requirements, although effects vary among banks.

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Household Debt: Recent Developments and Challenges

Ten years after the housing finance markets plunged the financial system into crisis, household debt levels in several countries are rising again. High levels of household indebtedness may threaten macroeconomic and financial stability. This paper looks at some of the mechanisms that may make these threats a reality.

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Reciba una actualizacion semanal de lecturas recomendadas y noticias relacionadas con Supervisión Bancaria.

ASBAnews As part of its Recommended Readings, ASBA suggests “A paradoxical tightening?”.
ASBAnews En su sección de Lecturas Recomendadas, ASBA sugiere "¿Un endurecimiento paradójico?".