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Stressed Out?

How US and European banks are responding to regulatory stress tests

Thank you for downloading this SAS Executive Summary to learn more about the different stress testing challenges banks are facing and where they plan to invest over the next few years.

As stress testing rapidly becomes an indispensable factor in overall bank management – not just a way to ensure regulatory compliance, it provides valuable insights into the most funda­mental interests of financial institutions. It’s no longer just a tool for risk modelers, but also a tool for top management as a proven means of gaining an economic perspective and decision-making certainty.

Compare Your Bank’s Stress Testing Readiness

The SAS Stress Test Benchmark, developed in cooperation with Longitude Research, gives banks an opportunity to assess their relative degree of stress test maturity. It assesses resource levels, relative priorities leadership, engagement investment and more. Compare your status to more than 100 senior risk and finance executives in both Europe and North America by completing the SAS Stress Test Benchmark at

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