Treasury Risk Management – Liquidity/Interest Rate/FX/Capital Management

On-Demand Schedule Sat, April 10, 2021 - Sat, April 17, 2021
Duration 60 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
Webinar ID IQW15C6005

  • Understand Balance Sheet Management 
  • Review of Treasury Management considerations
  • Detailed Review of a Bank’s Funding Makeup 
  • Funding characteristics of a bank 
  • Makeup of non-wholesale funds and their individual characteristics
  • Makeup of wholesale funds and their individual characteristics
  • Understanding of Liquidity and Liquidity Risk 

Overview of the webinar

Treasury management is a critical aspect of all operating entities, but the Treasury function within a bank is particularly important given a bank’s funding dependencies and complexities, its liquidity requirements and its exposure to interest rates.
The responsibilities of a Treasury organization are many and include: 
  • Balance Sheet Management- Participation
  • Liquidity Management
  • Funding - Managing and initiating
  • Asset/Liability Management
  • Interest Rate Management
  • Transfer pricing - Methodology and management
  • Investment Account & Surplus Funds Management
  • Foreign Exchange Exposure Management
  • Capital position Management - Participation
  • Regulatory Compliance - Pertaining to Treasury responsibilities  
Funding can be very multifaceted and complex and requires considerable financial market knowledge and funding relationships. Funding is very intertwined with liquidity management. Asset/liability management and interest rate risk management are also interrelated. Although this presentation is relevant to the treasury organization of any organization, it particularly focus on a bank’s treasury function

Who should attend?

  • Treasury staff members
  • Board members
  • Executive management
  • Risk Managers 
  • Compliance Managers
  • Auditors
  • University Risk Management Educators
  • Regulator Staff

Why should you attend?

Each responsibility of a Treasury organization requires a considerable knowledge base to manage the responsibility. Given that the mismanagement of any these responsibilities can generate considerable risk to an institution, this presentation can also be considered an education in the management of Treasury Risk. Sound Treasury Management practices together with a well-educated Treasury staff can ensure the effective management of key functions of a bank and avoid the potential of Treasury risk episodes occurring. This presentation allows the participants to reflect on Treasury Management concepts and obtain an in depth understanding of the Treasury Management thought processes.  It is intended that this Treasury Management presentation provide insight into a deep understanding of the balance sheet of a bank and how its structure and management can impact many key functional aspects of a bank. As can be seen from the identified presentation topic areas to follow, the roles and responsibilities of a bank Treasury organization are multifaceted and involved.   

Faculty - Mr.Robert Geary

Robert Geary is the founder of Greenwich Risk Management Advisory Services, LLC, and serves as the principal consultant on many of the firm’s consultancy mandates. He has been a banking and finance industry professional for 41 years and has spent 34 years with JP Morgan Chase & Co in various roles pertaining to senior treasury, financial market, asset management and risk management.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Geary managed Chase Manhattan Bank’s Euro and other offshore funding activities and was the bank’s first Asia/Pacific area treasury and financial markets executive located in Hong Kong. There for five years, he had overall functional management responsibility for the treasury, currency trading/sales activities and securities portfolios of Chase’s branches in nine countries in the region that included the major centers of Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore.
He has served on the board of directors of Chase Manhattan Overseas Banking Corporation as well as on numerous senior committees that included Chase’s Portfolio and Investment Strategy Committee, Tax Committee, International Asset/Liability Management Committee, Chase Investment Policy Committee, and Capital Markets & FX Risk Management Committee. Prior to joining Chase, he held positions at Chemical Bank, Chrysler Financial Corporation and National Bank of North America. Mr. Geary holds a BA degree in economics from Pace University and did graduate studies in finance at New York University Graduate School of Business. He is also currently a member of the Executive Advisory Board of St. John’s University Department of Accounting and Taxation.

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