Risk Management

Drive business evolution with intelligent risk analytics.

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Paul Franks
  • Paul Franks

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


  • Chris Schaub

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

 Paul Franks
 Chris Schaub
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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.

SAS Solutions

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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Navigating the route to IFRS 9 compliance

Achieving Optimal IFRS 9 Compliance

Liquidity Optimisation

Key Principles of Model Risk Management

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.
This practical guide will equip you with best practice tips and advice on how to achieve low cost, compliant MRM processes as well as improvements in the efficiency of the underlying model development process.

The Current State of Banking Stress Testing Technology

The Changing Landscape for Credit Risk Management

The Future of Model Risk Management for Financial Services Firms

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The evolving relationship between finance and risk

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.
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.
Increased regulatory requirements require chief financial officers to be proficient in regulations and advanced big data analytics. As a results CFOs and CROs must cooperate like never before. This paper explores the benefits of building a partnership between risk and finance.

Breaking Down the Barriers Between Model Development & Deployment

6 Keys to Credit Risk Modelling

Designing the Infrastructure for Credit Risk Model Development

Using SAS Marketing Optimisation to improve credit-line optimisation

Risk-Aware and the Changing Nature of Credit

This paper reviews how an analytics factory, a rapid scoring and model development environment, can help organisations turn models into insights faster than before.
Explore the emerging role of machine learning and alternative data in credit decision making.
This paper explores the common problems organisations face when setting up infrastructure for analytics – and credit risk modelling specially – and suggests ways to increase productivity and reduce problems through better planning & design
Discover how SAS Marketing Optimization enables credit line optimization to not only to balance the needs of managing the risk exposure and achieving the acceptable rate of return at portfolio level, but also to devise a structured approach and advanced methodology to support credit line strategy.
This report by Chartis and SAS explores what effective risk-aware finance means, the challenges you’re likely to face when creating a more risk-aware organisation and how to overcome these challenges.
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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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TD Bank
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.

Insights Article

Can you run the bank AND change the bank together?

Can you run the bank
AND change the bank together?

Balance shot-term requirements with long-term strategies
to solve complex challenges. Read the article

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Director, Financial Services
Sales and Industry Strategy

Chris Schaub
Business Solutions Manager

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