Financial Risk Management

Expertise in the field of the management of financial risk (market risk, credit risk, liquidity and more).

Carrying out intelligent risk management, thereby enabling a significant return on investment (ROI).  Provisions of advice and guidance, integrating in-depth business knowledge with the implementation of advanced IT systems, validation of models, outsourcing to various bodies, the carrying out of adaptations in order to comply with regulatory requirements, and more.

Core capabilities:

  • HMS is a pioneer in the field of implementation of market risk management systems in the Israeli Banking sector.
  • In-depth familiarity with financial risk management methodologies
  • In-depth familiarity with the relevant Israeli regulatory bodies: The Bank of Israel, the Capital Market Division at the Israel Ministry of Finance, the Israel Securities Authority and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Main services provided in this field:

  • Provision of advice and guidance in the fields ofMarket risk management, Credit risk, Centralization risk וLiquidity risk
  • Providing guidance to banks in implementing  Basel IIIsolutions (allocation of capital review, extreme-case-scenario planning and Internal Rating Based (IRB) planning)
  • Providing advice in picking out solutions, and in implementing and maintaining financial risk management systems
  • Devising a risk management policy, drafting practice procedures and adapting business processes
  • Surveys: carrying out financial risk surveys and gap surveys vis-à-vis the relevant regulatory requirements
  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
  • Business Reputation Risk Management
  • Financial Risk Management in situations of outsourcing to institutional bodies
  • Validation of models
  • IRB Approach – Internal Rating Based
  • Provision of professional training
  • Auditing the activities carried out by financial bodies by using a shadow system
  • Corporate Risk Management (non financial)
  • “War Games”– acting out extreme case scenarios in large financial bodies
  • Banking ID

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