Course 2017-2018 a.y.

30178 - INTERNATIONAL BANKING


CLEAM - CLEF - CLEACC - CLES-BESS - WBB - BIEF - BIEM - BIG
Department of Finance

Course taught in English


Go to class group/s: 31 - 32

CLEAM (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/11) - CLEF (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/11) - CLEACC (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/11) - CLES-BESS (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/11) - WBB (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/11) - BIEF (6 credits - I sem. - OBCURS  |  SECS-P/11) - BIEM (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/11) - BIG (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/11)
Course Director:
ELENA CARLETTI

Classes: 31 (I sem.) - 32 (I sem.)
Instructors:
Class 31: ELENA CARLETTI, Class 32: ELENA CARLETTI


Course Objectives
This course has three main objectives
  • Analyze the role of international banks and other international financial institutions.
  • Examine the different kinds of risks that these institutions face and how they can deal with these.
  • Study the regulation these institutions face and the international financial architecture in the aftermath of the financial crisis.

Course Content Summary
The course includes three main sections
  • The main functions of financial institutions in the economy.
  • The main risks that financial institutions face: systemic risk and contagion.
  • The regulation of international financial institutions: the Basle Accords, accounting standards, European system of regulation and supervision and post crisis regulatory reforms.

Detailed Description of Assessment Methods
The evaluation is based on a written exam and a group work which will be discussed in class.

Textbooks
  • A. Saunders,  M.M. Cornett, Financial Institutions Management, A Risk Management Approach,  New York, McGraw-Hill, 2011, 7th edition.
  • Please note that the book does not cover the whole programme and that additional material is distributed online and in class.

Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of Financial Markets and Institutions.
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