2014 IIF Executive Program on Country and Sovereign Risk Management - Strategic Perspective on Sovereign Credit Risk

Offered in cooperation with S&P, this three-day program starts with an overview of the current environment given the strong linkage between economic climate and sovereign credit risk. Strategic perspectives on macro trends will be highlighted: global economic trends, monetary policy and regulation. With the groundwork laid, the discussions will then go deeper into credit risks at the sovereign level following introduction to methodologies for internal ratings as used by leading players in the sovereign risk sphere. Discussions will then address how monetary policies are reshaping credit risk at the sovereign level followed by how regulatory changes have impacted the banking sector. The program will culminate with a focused spotlight on specific sovereign risks—monetary policies, fiscal policies and political risks—as they align to individual countries. [...]