Operational Risks:
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In an era of uncertainty, financial institutions encounter numerous risks that can impact their reputation, financial health, and overall success. With ever-changing regulations, emerging threats, and dynamic market conditions, it is crucial for financial institutions to remain adaptable and vigilant, protecting their operations and responding effectively to internal and external factors.

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Empowering Financial Institutions Amidst Challenges

At DynaFin, we take pride in providing specialized services designed to empower your financial institution to thrive amidst challenges. Our comprehensive consultancy services include:

Develop Tailored Risk and Control Assessment Policies

Our experienced consultants collaborate closely with your team to develop tailored policies that align with your institution's specific needs. This framework serves as the foundation for proactively mitigating risks.

Thorough Risk Assessment, Monitoring, and Reporting

We conduct thorough risk assessments across all areas of your operations, continuously monitor these risks, and provide comprehensive reporting. This ensures you have a clear understanding of your institution's exposure.

Proactive Risk Analysis and Mitigation

Our experts delve deep into your processes, tools, and systems, conducting in-depth risk analysis to identify potential threats. With this valuable insight, we collaborate with your team to implement effective risk mitigation strategies that bolster resilience.

DynaFin stands as your steadfast partner in navigating operational risk challenges, ensuring your institution remains resilient, compliant, and primed for success.

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Use cases

Navigating Operational Risk with a Leading International Financial Infrastructure Provider

A renowned global authority in the provision of financial infrastructure services embarked on a mission to navigate the intricacies of risk within its operational framework.
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DynaFin's Expertise in Operational Risk

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Navigating Operational Risk with a Leading International Financial Infrastructure Provider

Context

A renowned global authority in the provision of financial infrastructure services embarked on a mission to navigate the intricacies of risk within its operational framework. The overarching goals encompassed the reinforcement of operational resilience and the optimization of operational processes, all while steadfastly adhering to the most stringent standards of regulatory compliance. 

 

DynaFin highly experienced consultants embarked on a transformative partnership, where the imperative to fortify operational risk strategies stood as a paramount challenge. 

DynaFin's Strategic Intervention

DynaFin's operational risk expertise was enlisted to enhance our client's risk management strategies. A proficient team was assembled, well-equipped to navigate operational intricacies with precision. 

Risk Landscape Assessment and Strategic Insights

DynaFin's experts conducted an exhaustive assessment of our client's operational risk landscape. This deep dive provided strategic insights into emerging industry trends, regulatory requirements, and best practices, setting the stage for a resilient risk management strategy.

Risk Identification and Mitigation Strategy

In close collaboration with our client, DynaFin dissected the operational landscape, identifying potential risks and opportunities. This collaborative effort resulted in a strategic roadmap to fortify our client's operational risk resilience.

Control Framework Enhancement

DynaFin played a pivotal role in identifying key control triggers and features that elevated our client's operational risk management capabilities.

Streamlining Operational Flow

Leveraging its expertise in process optimization, DynaFin streamlined our client's operational flow, ensuring a seamless and efficient journey in managing operational risks.

Stakeholder Collaboration and Feedback Integration

DynaFin facilitated stakeholder engagement and collected vital feedback, integrating end-users' perspectives into the risk management strategy to align it perfectly with our client's unique operational landscape.

Prototyping Operational Risk Solutions

DynaFin developed functional prototypes of operational risk management solutions, offering our client a tangible representation of their risk management vision before full-scale implementation.

outcome

Thanks to DynaFin's intervention, our client, a global leader in financial infrastructure provision, now possesses a robust operational risk management strategy tailored to its specific needs. This strategy incorporates a comprehensive risk landscape assessment, a meticulously designed control framework, and a streamlined operational flow. Moreover, our client has gained functional prototypes of operational risk management solutions, allowing them to visualize their risk management strategies and prepare for the next phase of implementation. 

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Establish an Operational Risk Management Division for a private bank

In the establishment of an operational risk management division tailored for the Private Banking sector within a prominent international bank in Belgium, DynaFin was tasked with constructing a robust risk management and control framework, aligning with internal policies and regulatory directives.
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DynaFin's Expertise in Operational Risk

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Establish an Operational Risk Management Division for a private bank

Context

In the establishment of an operational risk management division tailored for the Private Banking sector within a prominent international bank in Belgium, DynaFin was tasked with constructing a robust risk management and control framework, aligning with internal policies and regulatory directives. 

DynaFin's Strategic Intervention

DynaFin consultants has performed the following tasks: 

Risk Identification and Assessment

Thorough identification and assessment of risks within Private Banking procedures and processes utilizing an end-to-end approach, facilitating comprehensive risk identification (RCSA).

Review and Implementation of Controls

Evaluation of existing control mechanisms, establishment of new controls by identifying key risk indicators (KRI), adjusting severity thresholds, fortifying existing controls, and introducing new ones as necessary.

Incident Analysis

Scrutiny of recorded incidents, including in-depth root cause analysis of significant losses or recurrent occurrences.

Defining Risk Appetite

Determination of the Private Banking department's risk appetite, aligning it with the broader risk appetite of the Bank (Risk Appetite Statement).

Employee Training

Provision of training to the Private Banking entity's risk department personnel, ensuring adherence to the Bank's risk management protocols and prevailing regulations.

outcome

As a result of these efforts, the Private Banking department received a favorable assessment from internal audit concerning its risk and control management framework. This endeavor yielded the establishment of a comprehensive set of controls, adaptable to varying timelines based on associated risk severity, alongside a suite of key risk indicators (KRI). 

 

Furthermore, this initiative facilitated the delineation of a distinct risk appetite tailored to Private Banking operations, empowering its management to conduct commercial activities with a nuanced understanding of acceptable risks. 

 

Ultimately, the training imparted to department employees equipped them with the autonomy and responsibility necessary for effective risk and control management.

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