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Operational Risk: Evidence from Italian Cooperative Banks

Giuliana Birindelli and Paola Ferretti

Chapter Chapter 7 in Operational Risk Management in Banks, 2017, pp 169-197 from Palgrave Macmillan

Abstract: Abstract In the case of the small banks, operational risk managementOperational risk management (ORM) generally takes on a secondary role compared to other risks, more closely associated with typical banking activity (in primis credit risk). This can be mainly due to the low degree of diversification of the activities carried out by smaller banks, which decreases the operational risk exposure and consequently the need to employ human, financial and technological resources in sophisticated systemsSystem of operational risk management. In this chapter we present the results of a surveySurvey on a sample of Italian cooperative banksCooperative bank (BCC) . The survey explores different research areas: organizational aspects, measurement methods, Second PillarSecond Pillar , insurance coverageCoverage , and trade associations/outsourcingOutsourcing .

Keywords: Operational riskOperational Risk; surveySurvey; Committee Of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS); Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP); Risk-adjusted Return On Capital (RORAC) (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-59452-5_7

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