Financial Regulation and Supervision: Design and Implementation

Financial Regulation and Supervision: Design and Implementation

Financial Regulation and Supervision: Design and Implementation

Course chair: Maria Nieto, Advisor in the Directorate of Financial Stability, regulation and resolution, Bank of Spain

In 2020, big tech, digital money and climate change are reshaping financial markets. These disruptions are forcing regulators and supervisors across the globe to understand these phenomena and rethink their frameworks. They are reinventing regulatory processes and supervisory cycles.

A decade and more on from the global financial crisis, the work of central bankers and supervisors to strengthen systemic resilience is plain to see. Yet, new risks require new tools and central bankers increasingly recognise that if do not embrace innovation they can fail to fulfil their mandates and responsibilities as guardians of the financial system.

This course, ‘Financial Regulation and Supervision: Policy and Implementation’ is designed to equip delegates with the tools to meet these and other challenges facing experts in financial regulation and supervision.

Key sessions include:

  • Regtech & suptech: technological foundations in focus

  • Advanced data analytics for prudential supervision: new methods and techniques

  • Making the most of suptech in regulatory reporting and risk-based supervision

  • Cyber resilience of digitalized ecosystems: roles and responsibilities of regulators and supervisors

  • Resolution and re-organisation of failed financial institutions

  • Digital money: CBDCs, stablecoins and crypto assets – what regulators and supervisors need to know

Live content:

  • Live sessions for this course will take place in the week of 28th September to 2nd October

  • Timings and schedule released in July

Learning outcomes

By the end of the training course, participants will have gained new knowledge and a more comprehensive understanding of:

  • What bigtech means for financial oversight
  • How to regulate and supervise digital money
  • Integrating climate risk in supervisory framework
  • Overview of emerging regtech & suptech opportunities
  • The role of supervisors of ensuring cyber resilience  
  • Case studies of regulatory compliance of sandboxes, incubators and accelerators

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Maria Nieto

Advisor in the Directorate of Financial Stability, Regulation and Resolution

Bank of Spain

María J. Nieto is Associate to the Director General, Banking Regulation at Bank of Spain where she has developed different responsibilities in the realm of financial stability and its regulatory framework including crisis management since December 2000. Ms Nieto has been a contributor to the Basel Committee of Banking Supervisors as well as the European Commission, BIS, ECB and OECD. She is author of several articles on banking and regulatory issues that have been published by prestigious journals and member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Banking Regulation and the Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance. She has cooperated as consultant with the IMF and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and has worked at the ECB, Council of Economic Advisors to the Spanish President, the EBRD and the IMF. Ms Nieto earned a PhD cum laude from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and a MBA from the University of California Los Angeles.

How will online training work?

Central Banking’s Virtual Training Courses are made up of four elements: Orientation, Pre-Learning, Live Content, Post training

  • Orientation: On registration, each participant will receive a dedicated contact to help with the approval process
  • Pre-Learning: Worksheet assignments, pre-recorded presentations from central bankers, selected reading and scenario-based exercises
  • Live Content: live content will feature presentations by speakers with Q&A and discussion workshops for interaction and sharing of participants experiences
  • Post training: interactive reflection roundtable with chair and group, two weeks on