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RCSA Process

RCSA Case study

RCSA Case study and Example. A simplified RCSA case study that showcases how the RCSA process works. We have been engaged to conduct a risk control self-assessment exercise for the front office treasury group at a bank. We are following the RCSA process presented below. RCSA case study


KRI Loss Events and estimating Operational risk capital – an example

We use a simple illustrative example to show how Key Risk Indicators (KRI) and Loss Events can be used to estimate operational risk capital associated with a given risk. RCSA results. Computer failure: –   Our RCSA exercise has determined a number of Key Risk Indicators (KRI).


RCSA – Risk Control Self Assessment

RCSA RCSA (Risk Control Self Assessment) is an empowering method/process by which management and staff of all levels collectively identify and evaluate risks and associated controls. It is a technique that adds value by increasing an operating unit’s involvement in designing and maintaining control and


Operational risk management for banks

Operational Risk Operational Risk (OR) is the risk of direct and indirect loss resulting from inadequate or failed internal processes, people and systems or from external events. This definition includes legal risk but excludes reputational and strategic risks. According to the Basel II accord, a