Key Details

Duration: 3 Hours

Delivery method: Inhouse


This course is an introduction to the CRD IV’s approach to capital adequacy and risk measurement and the FCA’s expectations. It will provide participants with an understanding of how CRD IV applies to their firm, will help them to engage with the ICAAP process and provide guidance on COREP returns.

Who is this for?

This course is designed for Finance and Risk staff and others in UK based investment firms who are looking for an introduction to the FCA’s interpretation of CRD IV and what it means for their company and their role.

  • The CRD IV Framework and its application FCA regulated investment firms
  • The three Pillars of the CRD IV framework
  • The CRD IV view of prudential risks, capital adequacy and capital buffers
  • Pillar 1 - capital resources and capital requirements
  • Pillar 2 – the objectives of the ICAAP and FCA expectations
  • The gone concern concept – wind down plans, recovery and resolution
  • Monitoring and reporting capital adequacy – COREP and internal reporting

After attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply the CRD IV concepts and terminology to your firm’s business and risks
  • Map your firm’s risks to the CRD IV’s classification of prudential risks
  • Understand the FCA’s approach to measuring capital resources and capital requirements
  • Apply the FCA’s approach to your firm’s ICAAP process
  • Understand the processes required for managing and reporting capital adequacy