COVID-19: Immediate actions required by banks

This webinar will provide close insights on the immediate actions required to be taken by Asia Pacific banks due to COVID-19. It is extremely vital for banks to understand the compelling changes and methods to adapt to the global health crisis.

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Online training – COVID 19: Immediate actions required by banks

April 17, 2020 | 10am–12pm (HKT/SGT)

About the course              Register now

Online training

Due to the current situation, Risk Training is running virtual training courses to fit on your training needs.

Our virtual training will deliver the same quality of content as our in-person training courses. For more information about what you will receive when participating in our online training course, please visit here or contact us by email at [email protected].

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Nicholas Wood

CEO & Founder

FinTorque | Formerly consultant, Money & Capital Markets Division, IMF; Group Treasury, Global Business Head, Standard Chartered Bank

Currently, CEO & Founder of FinTorque providing innovative, customised and affordable finance & treasury solutions for financial service providers in Emerging & Developing Market. Also advising Zensung (insurtech) and Sunpower Renewables (portable solar) start-ups on strategy, partnerships and capital raising. 

Recently, IMF Financial Sector Consultant & Visiting Scholar specialising in changes in the provision of financial services post GFC and regulations.

Earlier, Finance, Risk & Treasury specialist in 4 Global Banks, 36yrs (30 in APAC) reshaping business post GFC & Regulations.

Positions held:

  • Group Treasury Business Head
  • Asia Treasurer & Country Treasurer (Indonesia, India, USA)
  • Global Markets Business Manager; Group Market Risk

Specialist areas:

  • Balance Sheet Optimisation Tools
  • Group FTP Policy
  • Retail Deposit Growth & Securitisation
  • Trading Room Performance & Efficiency
  • Training & Development
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Who should attend?

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to: 

  • Finance
  • Risk
  • Treasury
  • Financial markets
  • Research
  • Audit
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Course highlights
  • Seriousness of the scale of the financial crisis 
  • Increasing ALCO frequency and implementation of Liquidity Early Warning Indicators (EWI’s) 
  • Focus on defence – higher liquidity buffers
  • Government, Central Bank and IMF policy responses and assistance 
  • Impact of emergency rate cuts and FX pressures on markets
  • Emergence of specific stresses

About the online course

Asia Pacific banks are currently facing difficult challenges as the global health crisis epicenter moves from Asia Pacific to Europe, so there is no place for complacency. Asia Pacific and global banks are going to be tested as much as previous regional crises before.

In this online training course, our speaker Nicholas Wood will discuss and provide close insights on the immediate actions required to be taken by Asia Pacific banks due to COVID-19. It is extremely vital for banks to understand the compelling changes and methods to adapt to the global health crisis