Capital and Risk : New Evidence on Implications of Large Operational Losses *

@inproceedings{Fontnouvelle2003CapitalAR,
  title={Capital and Risk : New Evidence on Implications of Large Operational Losses *},
  author={Patrick de Fontnouvelle and Virginia DeJesus-Rueff and John Jordan and Eric Rosengren},
  year={2003}
}
  • Patrick de Fontnouvelle, Virginia DeJesus-Rueff, +1 author Eric Rosengren
  • Published 2003
Operational risk is currently receiving significant media attention, as financial scandals have appeared regularly and multiple events have exceeded one billion dollars in total impact. Regulators have also been devoting attention to this risk, and are finalizing proposals that would require banks to hold capital for potential operational losses. This paper uses newly available loss data to model operational risk at internationally active banks. Our results suggest that the amount of capital… CONTINUE READING
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