An Introduction to Basel II

by Vinaya HS on January 30, 2007

in Business & Management,The SP Jain Blog

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In the midst of my relocation back to Bangalore (yippee!), I haven’t had much time to blog. The last few days have been pretty hectic. I’ll be submitting my last assignment in an hour’s time and will be making my last presentation tomorrow morning – we’re presenting a case analysis on IT failure at Nestle and McDonald’s.

In the meantime, here’s another presentation for your learning; this time it’s about Basel II. It’s a topic everyone needs to be aware of and hence a MUST read.

Says Wikipedia:

Basel II, also called The New Accord (correct full name is the International Convergence of Capital Measurement and Capital Standards – A Revised Framework) is the second Basel Accord and represents recommendations by bank supervisors and central bankers from the 13 countries making up the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) to revise the international standards for measuring the adequacy of a bank’s capital. It was created to promote greater consistency in the way banks and banking regulators approach risk management across national borders.

Our professor for this course was Mr. Girish VS. His depth of knowledge about the banking industry is astonishing. Watch out for more knowledge from his class.



Download the Basel II PowerPoint presentation.




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Ayesha September 11, 2007 at 7:12 PM

hiii
i am a student of finance and law n would be doin my dissertation on basel II.I would be grateful if u could help me.

thanking u in advance

Vinaya HS September 13, 2007 at 8:07 PM

I’d be glad to help in any way I can.

chitto January 4, 2008 at 11:44 PM

HELLO

I M DOIN DESSERTATION ON “INDIAN COMMERCIAL BANK PERFORMANCE ADHERENCE TO BASEL ACCORD: AN EVALUATION”

could u plz send me stuff related to basel accord norms.

chitto January 4, 2008 at 11:46 PM

i ve seen d ppt it helps me a lot n thx 4 tht
bt 4 dessertation i need some more stuff plz help me

priyanka November 25, 2008 at 5:54 PM

Hi,
I’m a student of “Marketing & H.R.” I,m doing a project that is ” IMPLEMENTATION OF BASEL 2 NORMS IN INDIA-AN ANALYSIS OF ITS IMPACT ON INDIAN AGRICULTURE SECTOR.” If u have any information plz. help me quickly.

tasnim February 11, 2010 at 4:57 PM

a good ppt

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