Emerging Trends in Smart Banking: Risk Management Under Basel II and III

Emerging Trends in Smart Banking: Risk Management Under Basel II and III

Siqiwen Li (James Cook University, Australia)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: April, 2014|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 290|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5950-6
ISBN13: 9781466659506|ISBN10: 1466659505|EISBN13: 9781466659513
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The 2008 global financial crisis has illustrated the need for tighter regulations and management of banking institutions, approaching banking and money lending in a more intelligent, directed fashion.

Emerging Trends in Smart Banking: Risk Management Under Basel II and III discusses some of the latest developments in banking regulations and safeguards to ensure the mitigation of risk and economic collapse. This book is a critical reference in the exploration of business frameworks to identify areas of strength and potential weaknesses, insight that will be of use to business leaders, professionals in the banking industry, and researchers and scholars in all aspects of business and accounting.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Banking Regulation
  • Behavioral Change
  • Cross-Border Supervision
  • Evaluation of Benchmarks
  • Information disclosure
  • Reflexivity
  • Regulatory Frameworks
  • Risk Management
  • Self-Regulation

Reviews and Testimonials

Focusing on Australia, this study evaluates Basel II's regulatory framework as carried on in Basel III's design, and also assesses the effectiveness implementation in Australia, based on interviews with bank risk managers, senior analysts, and regulatory supervisors in Australia who work closely with Basel Accords. The study uses the Universal Pragmatics methodology (developed by Jurgen Habermas) for understanding relevant documents and the interview responses of the finance and regulatory professionals. A range of economic theories is employed to establish a distinction between risk and uncertainty, to explain both causes and consequences of financial instability, and to investigate policy responses to investigate major financial crises.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Siqiwen Li completed her PhD of Financial Economics from University of Newcastle in 2010 after obtaining a Master degree in Finance & Accounting from University of Birmingham in United Kingdom in 2005. Prior to her academic career as a finance lecturer in James Cook University, she worked in the banking sector as a financial analyst. She enjoys researching Finance especially risk management and derivatives. She also has experience in conducting multi-disciplinary research.