European Institute of Management and Finance | International Banking Regulations
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International Banking Regulations

International Banking Regulations


This seminar examines financial regulation with a global outlook, both geographically and conceptually. Its main aim is for the participants to understand what bank regulation is, what it seeks to achieve and why bank regulation needs to differ from the regulation of other types of businesses.


Participants will look in detail at the nature of bank regulation and its objectives as well as the implications of decisions around regulatory systems. The underlying question is to what extent financial regulation is supporting financial stability and enabling growth. Current topics in finance and banking will be analysed with a legal-conceptual perspective, allowing the participants to consider the political, policy and economic fundamentals of financial regulation.


The seminar will focus on a global perspective with relevant developments in Europe (dealing mainly with Cyprus, Greece, UK, and Switzerland) and the US, as well as with other regions dependent upon the participants’ interest and actual developments.



Training Objectives


By the end of the programme the participants will be able to:


  • Examine the characteristics of International Banking Regulation
  • Comprehend the implications of transnational banking activities and interaction of different legislations
  • Learn how to implement different aspects of financial regulation in their workplace
  • Understand the implications regarding the emerging issues in the relevant sector
  • Examine recent issues in financial regulation.



Training Outline



  • The concept and principle of International Banking Regulation
  • Principles of regulation: what is regulation and what is its purpose(s)?


The status of the EU Banking Union


The role of central Banks


Basel Committee on Banking Supervision: its structure, soft law

  • Capital Adequacy: Basel I, II and III
  • The impact of the banking crisis on Basel


The developments in EU and US


Transnational banking groups

  • Issues on establishment and regulation
  • Issues regarding the lack of trust thus viable banking solutions, between EU banking system and exotic destinations



Issues of insolvency in international banking


Wrap-up: The Financial Crisis, Systemic Stability and Market Pressures



Training Style


The programme is designed to deliver knowledge and enhance participants’ knowledge and skills via detailed material, short lectures and actual case-studies regarding emerging issues. Most of the training will focus on providing up-to-date analysis in order to assist participants in dealing with critical issues. Participants will also benefit from feedback at the end of the programme and take away the knowledge gained to be transferred to their workplace.



CPD Recognition


This programme may be approved for up to 5 CPD units in Banking Regulation. Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association, regulator or other bodies which you hold membership.



Who Should Attend



The programme is ideal for:


  • C-Level Executives and Senior Managers in Banks and Investment Firms
  • Compliance Officers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Internal Lawyers
  • External Auditors, Lawyers and Financial Consultants