Climate-related Risk Drivers and their Transmission Channels

After completing this reading, you should be able to: Describe climate-related risk drivers and explain how those drivers give rise to different types of risks for banks. Compare physical and transition risk drivers related to climate change. Assess the potential…

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The Credit Suisse CoCo Wipeout: Facts, Misperceptions, and Lessons for Financial Regulation

After completing this reading, you should be able to: Describe the features and mechanics of contingent convertible bonds (CoCos) and explain the rationale for banks to issue them. Explain the rescue of Credit Suisse by Swiss regulators in 2023 and…

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Digital Resilience and Financial Stability. The Quest for Policy Tools in The Financial Sector

After completing this reading, you should be able to: Describe characteristics of cyber risks and information/communication technology (ICT) risks faced by financial institutions. Assess the interactions between cyber and ICT risks and financial risks and explain how cyber and ICT…

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The Crypto Ecosystem: Key Elements and Risks

After completing this reading, you should be able to: Describe the key elements of the crypto ecosystem, including unbacked crypto, stablecoins, smart contracts, and DeFi services. Describe the structural flaws inherent in various elements of the crypto ecosystem. Describe the…

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Artificial Intelligence Risk Management Framework

After completing this reading, you should be able to: Describe how organizations can frame the risks related to AI and explain the challenges that should be considered in AI risk management. Identify AI actors across the AI lifecycle dimensions and…

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Financial Risk Management and Explainable, Trustworthy, Responsible AI

After completing this reading, you should be able to: Describe the challenge posed by potential model bias and the ethical and responsible considerations surrounding the implementation of AI-driven solutions in financial risk management. Analyze the potential benefits and challenges of…

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Artificial Intelligence and Bank Supervision

After completing this reading, you should be able to: Describe historical evolution and common types of AI-based applications used in the financial sector. Explain the advantages of implementing AI-based applications to the banking services companies and their customers. Discuss the…

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Review of the Federal Reserve’s Supervision and Regulation of Silicon Valley Bank

After completing this reading, you should be able to: Describe the events leading up to the failure of Silicon Valley Bank. Describe shortfalls and deficiencies in the Federal Reserve’s supervisory oversight of Silicon Valley Bank during the period that the…

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The Blockchain Revolution: Decoding Digital Currencies

After completing this reading, you should be able to: Explain how a blockchain-based cryptocurrency system works and compare cryptocurrencies to conventional money and payment systems. Describe elements of a decentralized finance structure, including smart contracts, tokenized assets, decentralized autonomous organizations,…

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The Future Monetary System

After completing this reading, you should be able to: Identify and describe the benefits and limitations of crypto and decentralized finance (DeFi) innovations. Describe the role of stablecoins in DeFi ecosystems and differentiate among the types of stablecoins. Discuss possible…

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