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By rt360 March 17, 2021

Key trends in Model Risk Management in 2021

The Lehman Brothers crisis and the subsequent recession gave rise to a new economic regime. Now, in the next normal, it’s time for yet another regime change. When it comes to charting the strategic growth of financial institutions, model risk management has earned its seat at the table in the banking and financial services industry.

Rajiv Singh
Data Scientist
Prashanth
Product Manager, Risk

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By rt360 March 17, 2021

Enterprise risk management and the banking industry – A 2021 outlook

What does the next normal hold for ERM – a critically indispensable banking function in the post-pandemic era?
With the resurgence of COVID-19 in several parts of the globe, we are currently grappling with the biggest black swan event of our lifetime. The crisis continues to unfold to this day, impacting several industry sectors and businesses of all scales and sizes. Even banks are not an exception to the pangs of the pandemic. In the current precarious and rapidly escalating situation, enterprise risk management has re-emerged as a potent interventional mechanism to effectively alleviate the impact of a crisis.

Kasthuri Rangan Bhaskar
VP, Financial Services Practice & Risk SME (Lead)

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By rt360 March 17, 2021

Technology trends shaping Indian fintech in 2021

One of the highest fintech adoption rates, globally. Exceptional levels of banking and mobile penetration. A fast-growing middle-class. Even amid a crippling pandemic, India’s fintech sector is ready for take-off. But, with worldwide disruption impacting businesses, what does the future of India’s fintech look like?

Atul Gupta
VP – Products

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By rt360 February 11, 2021

Credit risk management in the post-pandemic era

The year that was, and key trends in 2021

Credit risk management continues to be critically important across financial institutions. In the last year, the top concerns faced by credit risk professionals has dramatically changed, owing to the economic downturn, COVID-19 pandemic and worldwide disruption. 2020 essentially turned the concept of credit risk management on its head. With perspectives changed forever, what’s to become of credit risk management in 2021?

Shankar Ravichandran
Senior Manager at BCT Digital

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By rt360 May 28, 2020

Staying sure-footed in the new normal

Credit monitoring and preventive intervention with real-time Early Warning Systems

The large-scale disruption brought on by the new normal calls for financial institutions to exercise more caution when it comes to managing their lending activities. Technology-aided solutions, like the real-time Early Warning System developed by BCT Digital, are changing the game – by detecting systemic flaws and vulnerabilities, and upholding the sanctity of the credit management process. On a macro scale, these systems will be instrumental for FIs to build the systemic stability and competitive advantage needed to thrive in the new normal.

Kasthuri Rangan Bhaskar
VP, Financial Services Practice & Risk SME (Lead) at BCT Digital
Shankar Ravichandran
Senior Manager at BCT Digital
Ashish Jajodia
CFA Senior Consultant, Risk management at BCT Digital

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By rt360 January 13, 2020

Making big leaps in Banking with Big Data

The banking risk management scenario is steadily evolving. The system of compiling data from information silos and feeding them into manual spreadsheets is now fading into the past.

Ramkumar Iyer
Lead Technical Architect at BCT Digital
Rajiv Singh
Principal Consultant at BCT Digital

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By rt360 January 13, 2020

rt360 and the Risk-Adjusted Return on Capital (RAROC) calculator

The struggle that banks face in combating credit risks is multi-dimensional. Foremost among them is determining the right capital allocation and pricing for different sources of their revenue.

Shankar Ravichandran
Senior Manager at BCT Digital

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By rt360 January 13, 2020

AI-based Models and Model Risk

AI-based models are more susceptible to certain risks than their conventional counterparts, unless they are put through proper governance and oversight mechanisms. We will look at some of the model risks AI models may be susceptible (over its conventional counterparts).

Kasthuri Rangan Bhaskar
VP, Financial Services Practice & Risk SME (Lead) at BCT Digital

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By rt360 December 23, 2019

Machine Learning and Credit Fraud Detection

Machine-Learning-based algorithms lend themselves as useful tools for analysing the possibilities of credit fraud. This is typically done by running the algorithms on various transactional data and analysing for hidden patterns.

Kasthuri Rangan Bhaskar
VP, Financial Services Practice & Risk SME (Lead) at BCT Digital

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By rt360 December 23, 2019

Measures to maintain liquidity and asset quality through good governance

Many NBFCs are structured in a manner that leaves room for inherent asset-liability mismatch. If we take the example of infrastructure HFCs, usually the assets are long-term, while the funding is short term.

Dr. Jaya Vaidhyanathan
President — BFSI & Strategic Initiatives and CEO, BCT Digital

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By rt360 December 18, 2019

Managing credit risk in a volatile financial market with Early Warning Systems

Collaborating, brainstorming, improvising and iterating without boundaries. It’s every innovator’s dream. For the Indian banking industry, this dream has finally arrived – heralding an era of extraordinary change and progress

Dr.Jaya Vaidhyanathan
CEO, BCT Digital
Shankar Ravichandran
Senior Manager at BCT Digital

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By rt360 December 18, 2019

Innovation Sandbox and Indian Banks – A close look at one of RBI’s most visionary initiatives of our time

Collaborating, brainstorming, improvising and iterating without boundaries. It’s every innovator’s dream. For the Indian banking industry, this dream has finally arrived – heralding an era of extraordinary change and progress

Dr.Jaya Vaidhyanathan
CEO, BCT Digital
Shankar Ravichandran
Senior Manager at BCT Digital

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By rt360 January 21, 2019

Practitioners’ Insights On Credit Monitoring

In an industry-first survey on Credit Monitoring Practices of Indian Banks, Bahwan CyberTek highlights the need to take a holistic approach to credit monitoring with organizational ownership combined with an urgent need for automation as well as data integration. Bahwan CyberTek, a leading global provider of innovative software products and solutions, has launched a report based on India’s first ever survey on ‘Credit Monitoring Practices of Indian Banks’; the report titled ‘Practitioners’ Insights on Credit Monitoring’.

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