Risk Management

Drive business evolution with intelligent risk analytics.

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Key contacts

Paul Franks
  • Paul Franks

Director, Financial Services,
Sales and Industry Strategy 
Ph: 02 9428 0682 | 0418 738 788
Email: Paul.Franks@sas.com

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  • Chris Schaub

Business Solutions Manager,
Risk & Financial Crimes
Ph: 02 9428 0505 | 0405 937 541
Email: Christopher.Schaub@sas.com

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SAS Solutions

Regulatory stress testing is central to the continued, safe operation of our financial system. At the same time, regulators have shifted their focus from simply understanding the effects of stress scenarios on credit performance and revenue to making stress testing an integral part of a bank's capital plan.

Enterprise Stress Testing

Manage multidepartmental risk and finance processes from a centralised environment.
Orchestrate and consolidate all aspects of financial stress testing processes and deliver more accurate and timely results to meet stringent regulatory business requirements.
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Expected Credit Loss

Efficient IFRS 9 and CECL compliance – controlled, sustainable and flexible.
Meet the challenges of expected loss modelling for IFRS 9 and CECL with an efficient, controlled, sustainable environment.
National banking authorities around the world are adopting the new Basel III framework with the goals to eliminate systemic liquidity risk and to promote greater transparency of risk management practices. These changes will be a challenge to banks that try to improve their asset and capital returns. This white paper examines how SAS High-Performance Risk can help firms make quick, well-informed decisions about the firm's risk exposure.

Regulatory Risk Management

Proactively manage a powerful, flexible regulatory risk solution.
Easily adapt to changing regulatory requirements. Our flexible solution allows for easy system evolution, so you can stay up-to-date.
IFRS 9 standards establish a set of wide-ranging and complex practices that can shape how financial institutions operate. This paper from Longitude Research and SAS provides guidance on IFRS 9 and how companies are preparing to meet this challenge.

Model Risk Management

Reduce model risk, increase business value and get clear, enterprise-level oversight.
Significantly reduce your model risk, improve decision making and financial performance, and meet regulatory demands with comprehensive model risk management.
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Credit Scoring

A faster, cheaper, more flexible solution than any outsourcing alternative.
Develop, validate and monitor credit scorecards faster, cheaper and more flexibly than any outsourcing alternative.

Profitability. Efficiency. Regulatory compliance.

No matter how your organisation prioritises risk, SAS has proven methodologies and best practices to help you establish a risk-aware culture, optimise capital and liquidity and meet regulatory demands. Put on-demand, high-performance risk analytics in the hands of your risk professionals to ensure greater efficiency and transparency. Strike the right balance between short and long-term strategies. And confidently address changing regulatory requirements.

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Whitepapers

Navigating the route to IFRS 9 compliance

Achieving Optimal IFRS 9 Compliance

Liquidity Optimisation

IFRS 9 standards establish a set of wide-ranging and complex practices that can shape how financial institutions operate. This paper form Longitude Research and SAS provides guidance on IFRS 9 and how companies are preparing to meet this challenge.
IFRS 9 will have a substantial financial impact on banks and involve significant implementation challenges. But with optimal compliance, banks can achieve an acceptable financial impact in a way that minimizes effort but is still sufficiently prudent to ensure compliance.
National banking authorities around the world are adopting the new Basel III framework with the goals to eliminate systemic liquidity risk and to promote greater transparency of risk management practices. This paper offers insights and recommended approaches that you’ll find valuable to improve your systems and deliver actual ROI from liquidity risk management.

Key Principles of Model Risk Management

The Current State of Banking Stress Testing Technology

The Changing Landscape for Credit Risk Management

IFRS 9 will have a substantial financial impact on banks and involve significant implementation challenges. But with optimal compliance, banks can achieve an acceptable financial impact in a way that minimizes effort but is still sufficiently prudent to ensure compliance.
Stress testing plays a key role in protecting our financial system from systemic failure. Now more than ever banks are put under a lot of strain by the regulators to run simulations of various macroeconomic scenarios see how this effects capital levels and business as usual in sever adverse economic scenarios. Read how banks take stock of their current infrastructure and bridge the gap to efficient run enterprise stress tests.
This paper examines how new credit portfolio strategies are changing how banks develop and use credit risk models that incorporate enhanced data management and high- performance computing.

The Future of Model Risk Management for Financial Services Firms

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Banks have been using credit scoring models for decades, but since the financial crisis of 2008, regulators have formalised the discipline pf model risk management (MRM), driving the need for more rigorous, enterprise-level model information management. This paper explores how next generation MRM is integral to successfully running a financial service business- both for compliance and decision making purposes.
Accurate risk reporting is crucial to your business enabling faster decisions, addressing regulatory compliance, improving profitability and reducing costs. This paper discusses the Basel Committee for Banking Supervision’s established principles to ensure banks manage reliable, accurate and timely data for improved risk management, from monitoring positions to maintaining sufficient reserves and managing liquidity in times of crisis.
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Feature Videos

SAS Stress Testing Helps Banks Improve Readiness

SAS helps banks contend with IFRS 9 and CECL accounting standards

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Customer Stories

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Yapi Kredi

"SAS Visual Analytics made it possible to create and reshape reports that are easily accessible to any employee – even those without technical skills – thanks to intuitive design elements, user-friendly visuals and explorations." Learn more

Dejan Donev: Head of Risk Management

"SAS Model Risk Management has a lot of advantages in its flexibility. We had no limits. We could produce the attestation workflow that we used from nothing." Learn more

Robert Rapaccicolo, US Model Risk Operations Manager

"Knowing the exact usage of models is critical so that model risks can be identified, measured, monitored, mitigated and reported effectively." Learn more

"SAS Visual Analytics made it possible to create and reshape reports that are easily accessible to any employee – even those without technical skills – thanks to intuitive design elements and user-friendly visuals and explorations." Learn more

Seda Ikizler, Group Director


Axis Bank

Axis Bank is India’s third-largest private sector bank with more than 2,400 domestic branches and nearly 13,000 ATMs across the country. See how Axis Bank uses SAS to measure and mitigate risk as well as reach a large cross-section of customers with an array of products and services.

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Paul Franks
Director, Financial Services
Sales and Industry Strategy
Paul.Franks@sas.com

Chris Schaub
Business Solutions Manager
Risk & Financial Crimes
Christopher.Schaub@sas.com

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