Sunday, 27 August 2017 - 7898 Visits
COBAC hosted from 29 to 31 May 2017 in Libreville, a regional seminar organized by the Bank Supervisory Committee of West and Central Africa (CBSWCA). The General Secretary of COBAC hosted from 29 to 31 May 2017 in Libreville, a regional seminar organized by the Bank Supervisory Committee of West and Central Africa (CSBAOC) focused on "the current principles of the supervision on a consolidated basis of banking groups according to a risk-based approach »" Besides the General Secretary of COBAC, also took part in the seminar: the Deposit Guarantee Fund in Central Africa (FOGADAC), The Banking Commission of western Africa (UMOA), the Central Bank of Congo, the Central Bank of Guinea, the Central Bank of Liberia, the Central Bank of Ghana and the West African Monetary Institute (IMOA). Experts of AFRITAC center liven up the seminary, namely Misters Alexis BOHER (AFRITAC Center Resident Advisor) and Bruno FLANCHEC (IMF Short Term Expert). After the opening remarks of the Deputy General Secretary of COBAC, the panelist from AFRITAC made a detailed presentation of the program. Topics were approached in form of thematic sessions during these three (3) days. The seminary took place in three parts namely: the challenges posed by the rise of banking groups in terms of financial stability and systemic risk (I), the objectives and the principles of the supervision on a consolidated basis (II) and the risk approach of consolidated supervision and the definition of the principles as well as the scope of consolidation.